Heesen has today announced the appointment of Arthur Brouwer as the new CEO of Heesen Yachts. Mr. Brouwer has been serving as Executive Chairman of the company since September 2014, with his appointment as CEO effective as of February 1st 2016.
Mr. Brouwer boasts a total of 19 years in senior leadership roles and CEO positions, and aims to take the Dutch shipyard to the next stage of its development.
“It is a great privilege to head Heesen, an internationally respected company which has been setting standards of excellence and design engineering innovation for the past 38 years,” commented Mr. Brouwer. “My past experiences have enabled me to acquire great knowledge of the operational excellence, sales and marketing, strategy and my concrete aim moving forward is to capitalise and build on what has previously been achieved by taking Heesen to the next chapter of its history.”
The news comes just under a week after the christening of the yard’s largest superyacht project to date, the 70.07 metre Galactica Super Nova.
Photo by Dick Holthuis.
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