Sunseeker International has announced it has appointed a new chief operating officer, Michael Straughan, who joins Sunseeker from Bentley Motors Ltd. Straughan was a member of the Board for Manufacturing has experience in luxury manufacturing.
“We are delighted to welcome Michael to the executive team,. It is a testament to the strength of the Sunseeker business today that we are able to attract his calibre of professional with a proven track record of directing successful manufacturing operations within the premium luxury sector," said Sunseeker CEO Phil Popham. “Michael will provide us with some crucial operational expertise as we enter an exciting phase of growth and ensure we can increase our production capacity efficiently while maintaining and improving our exceptional product quality. I am really looking forward to working with him and the rest of the team to deliver some bold new product plans that will see us further strengthen Sunseeker’s position as one of the world’s leading yacht builders.”
“Sunseeker is a fantastic brand with an incredible reputation around the world for exciting, high quality products and I am delighted to be joining them," Straughan said. "The plans for the business will see this strengthen further still with significant investment planned across facilities and products, so this truly is an exciting time to be joining the business. I am very excited to be given the opportunity to be a part of the future growth of this iconic brand.”