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Heesen Yachts appoint new Director Operations


Heesen Yachts has announced that Mr. Rick van de Wetering has been appointed the company’s new Director Operations, replacing Hans Boerakker. Van de Wetering’s career in the industry spans over 25 years, and actually began at the Heesen Shipyard where he had the chance to operate in numerous managerial roles.

Speaking of his new position, van de Wetering states, “I am excited about my new role at Heesen Yachts and I look forward to working with the team to build unique vessels and contribute with my experience to the success of this brand. Our clients can be confident that the entire building process will be an exciting experience that leads to the creation of a yacht beyond their belief thanks to our investment programme in cutting-edge technology, efficient processes, management techniques, team development, production methods and the constant improvement of our facilities.”

The Heesen Management board says, “The appointment of Rick van de Wetering demonstrates Heesen’s commitment to continuous improvement not only in the technical aspects of our yachts but also in the clients’ experience, a journey that begins here at our shipyard. In his role of Director Operations Rick is an integral part to the success of our company.”

By Gemma Fottles

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