Marco Valle takes over operational management of Azimut Yachts

Marco Valle, new director of Azimut Yachts

Marco Valle has been appointed Director of Azimut Yachts. A consensus appointment to continue existing work.

An Azimut product

Marco Valle, 48 years old from Trieste, joined the Azimut Benetti Group 20 years ago, in 1996, in the sales department. He has since risen through the ranks within the company to become Azimut Yachts' World Sales Director until August 31, 2016. His career path is an example of internal promotion

Defined competencies

Appointed on September 1, 2016, Marco Valle is in charge of all Azimut Yachts' economic and administrative activities, with the exception of Finance and Special Projects, which remain the responsibility of Ferruccio Luppi, CEO of the Azimut Benetti Group.

The appointment was made in agreement between the Vitelli family and Tamburi Investment Partners, the main shareholders and the group's management.


"It is a great satisfaction," says Paolo Vitelli, President of Azimut Benetti,"to see one of our managers grow, build a brilliant and solid career and reach the top. Valle spent 20 years with us and carries with him the history and DNA of our company. His new role will ensure continuity while implementing the group's philosophy: support professional development and respect people as a real asset of the company."

"I am grateful to everyone for the trust I have received," says Marco Valle,"and my intention is to honour it by giving the best of myself to pursue the company's mission by supporting the necessary innovation process in the company's tradition and the specificity of our industry

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