Advanced New Technologies’ growth continues apace with their announcement of the recruitment of a Dutch national to head up ANT Holland BV as Business Manager.
The Hull based company, whose reputation in the application of technology in the luxury yacht and residential markets seems to grow daily, sees this as a key appointment. “We have had an office in Holland for a number of years now” said Alan Bernardi, Commercial Director. “With our expanded portfolio of products and services covering Entertainment and Control, Communications and Data, Integrated Bridge and Navigation and Security Systems we realised the need to appoint from within the Dutch market. I am pleased to announce that Dick Breure has joined as Business Manager”.
Dick is a well-known individual in the North European AV and superyacht markets. “After qualifying as an electrical engineer I moved into sales and worked for Inter VCD, distributors for Barco and AMX as an Account Manager” replied Dick, “and then went on to work for Alewijnse Marine Systems on entertainment, audio visual and integrated bridge systems as Sales Manager”.
“When the opportunity to join ANT came up I jumped at it. I will be responsible for all operations in the Netherlands, meeting with the yards, consultants, specifiers and architects in the superyacht industry. Our central goal is to ensure ANT Holland BV maintain long-term relationships with customers and owners. We will achieve this through innovation, reliability and delivery. We are a company with a growing track record for an ability to integrate systems, provide technological advantage plus full client consultancy and advice. We can provide strong support during the new build or refit stages which ensures we meet all the requirements and expectations of our customers”.
Supporting Dick will be Arnold den Boon who is the non-executive Director and is working at a senior level in the marine industry, as well as two service engineers Berry Gielens and Hans Swiers. However, Alan Bernardi was at pains to point out that Dick and his team will be able to rely on the whole ANT infrastructure. “We have over 100 employees now and, whilst our Dutch subsidiary will be independent, it will enjoy the full support of the Group’s technical and operational resources whenever needed”.