Heesen has announced that Mark Cavendish has been appointed as Sales and Marketing Director. Mark replaces Fabio Ermetto, who left the company at the end of June 2013. Mark has worked closely with Fabio at Heesen Yachts for many years (since 2008), and has more than 35 years experience in the naval and yachting industry.
Mark will further professionalise Heesen's sales and marketing operations. In addition, Heesen announced that Niels Vaessen also joins the board of directors, in the capacity of Finance Director. Niels has previously worked at PwC and has been working for Heesen as finance manager since 2012. Together with Hans Boerakker, who already is a managing board member and will continue in his capacity of Production Director, Heesen's managing board is now again composed of three managing board members.