New CEO for Azimut Benetti
The Italian yachting specialist Azimut Benetti is to change its managing director. Marco Valle, already at the head of the Azimut motor yacht brand since 2016, will take over the management of the Benetti brand from Franco Fusignani on 1 September 2020. An employee of the group for 25 years, he benefits from the support of the Vitelli family to bring the two brands together in a common structure.
Kathy Baudez leaves Sunsail The Moorings
Kathy Baudez arrived in December 2018 and in May 2020 left the position of Marketing Manager for France for the Travelopia Group and its yacht charter companies Sunsail and The Moorings.
New South West sales manager at Bénéteau
In charge of shows and events for the Bénéteau shipyard since April 2016, Matthieu Pont has left these responsibilities for a new position. Since February 2020, he has been Sales Manager for France South / South West for the Vendée boat builder.
Elise Vinet leaves Jeanneau
In charge of media relations and communication for the Jeanneau brand, Elise Vinet left her position in May 2020 to move to another sector of activity.
A woman at the head of ICOMIA
Sarah Anghel, President of the National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada since 2008, was elected for a 2-year term as the head of the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA). She is the first woman to hold this position. Vice President of the association since 2018, she joined the Board of Directors in 2015. She succeeds the Italian Andrea Razeto.