Mario Gornati has been appointed as Chief Marketing Officer for the Azimut-Benetti Group. Gornati will report to the CEO of the group, Marco Valle, and is set to concentrate his efforts on strengthening the marketing and communications across all of the group’s brands: Azimut Yachts, Benetti, Lusben and Yachtique. “This is the beginning of a new challenge and an experience I will embrace with the utmost enthusiasm and the deepest respect for two brands - Azimut and Benetti – that have written the history of this industry and continue to plot its course thanks to its pioneering strategies and undisputed international leadership,” Gornati commented.
Gornati has over 20 years of experience in the yachting and luxury sector, fifteen years of which he spent working with Sanlorenzo Spa.
“I have always thought very highly of Mario Gornati and I’m glad he has joined our team,” Giovanna Vitelli said. “Our brands have always been innovative, both in creating new yachts and in promoting them. I’m sure that with Mario we’ll keep up with this successful journey, adding new exciting and brave milestones.”