Tag Archives: Groupe Beneteau

Beneteau partners with Vision Marine Technologies

Groupe Beneteau and Vision Marine Technologies have launched a partnership to integrate Vision Marine Technologies high-power electric outboard motors onboard several models across Groupe Beneteau’s brand portfolio. Innovation is a keystone of Groupe Beneteau’s heritage, shaping trends in boating for over 130 years. Groupe Beneteau said it was quick to recognize the growing market demand for electric boats and launched ...

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Groupe Beneteau CEO announces retirement

During a recent board meeting, Groupe Beneteau CEO Jérôme de Metz announced he will retire. De Metz signaled his intentions during a board meeting held in preparation for several leadership changes that will take effect June 17. “It has been a great honor to have led the Group, de Metz said in a statement. "I would like to thank the ...

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Groupe Beneteau acquires Starfisher shipyard

Groupe Beneteau recently announced the acquisition of STARFISHER, which has become GB PORTUGAL, thereby strengthening its production capacity for 25 to 35-foot powerboats by establishing itself in Portugal. "The Beneteau Group has great ambitions for development in all the markets it addresses and, in particular, the dayboating* market, which is particularly dynamic. This acquisition will enable us to strengthen our ...

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Sentinel Marine solutions and Group Beneteau announce strategic partnership

Sentinel Marine solutions, a connected boat platform and IoT connectivity provider hasannounced a new strategic partnership with Groupe Beneteau to bring a new white-labeledsolution to the market. With the ambition to connect every Groupe Beneteau brand's boat to their client, dealers and the Group itself, SEANAPPS was born. “Developed together with our partner Sentinel Marine Solutions, this on-board smart application ...

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Your Boat Club partners with Groupe Beneteau

Mercury Marine and Beneteau strengthen partnership

Your Boat Club (YBC) announced the company has officially partnered with Groupe Beneteau, which will take a minority stake in Your Boat Club to accelerate the partners’ strategic national and international growth plan. YBC is the largest privately-owned boat club in the world. Its members enjoy the benefits of award-winning, personal service and access to a fleet of more than 300 fishing boats, ...

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Groupe Beneteau makes boat division appointments

Groupe Beneteau announced that Luca Brancaleon, Yann Masselot and Thomas Gailly have been appointed to take on new roles within the Boat Division’s Brand and Product Strategy Department, while Clément Himily has been appointed as CEO of Construction Navale Bordeaux. Luca Brancaleon, Deputy General Manager, Brand and Product Strategy After working as BENETEAU Brand Director since September 2017, Luca Brancaleon ...

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Groupe Beneteau appoints new group CFO

Groupe Beneteau recently announced the appointment of Bruno Thivoyon as group chief financial officer. He is taking over from Christophe Caudrelier, deputy chief executive officer in charge of operational excellence, who was also performing the role of group chief financial officer. “We are delighted to welcome Bruno Thivoyon to the Group in order to continue strengthening our finance function. His ...

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Paul Blanc to take Jeanneau brand helm

Groupe Beneteau recently announced the appointment of Paul Blanc as general manager of the Jeanneau brand. Under his new role, Blanc will report to Gianguido Girotti, Deputy CEO in charge of Product and Brand Strategy. Blanc currently serves as the Asia Pacific sales director for the Jeanneau and Prestige brands and managing director of the Groupe Beneteau Asia Pacific office ...

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Groupe Beneteau names new CEO

Groupe Beneteau's board of directors has appointed its Chairman, Jérôme de Metz, as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Hervé Gastinel. Alongside this appointment, the boat division’s management board is also evolving to unite the group's teams, brands, design units and plants around a stronger shared project. This project is based around a cross-cutting approach and will be reflected in the creation ...

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Groupe Beneteau Americas names new COO for North America

George Armendariz, CEO of Groupe Beneteau Americas, announced the appointment of Yannick Madiot as the group’s new chief operating officer for North America, effective since April 1st, 2019. Yannick Madiot is no stranger to Groupe Beneteau as he served as VP of Finance and Administration for Beneteau USA from 2002-2010. “We are very excited to have Yannick back on board ...

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