New CEO for Nautor Swan

Written by Laura Nicholls

Last week, Giovanni Pomati was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of Finnish shipbuilder Nautor Swan. 

Giovanni PomatiPhoto: Nautor's SwanWith over 29 years experience working in the automotive sector for the Pirelli Group, Pomati previously served as Senior VP of Industrial Operations at a global level. In his new role at the yard, he is set to work closely with Nautor’s Swan Group President Leonardo Ferragamo and Vice-President Enrico Chieffi. Together they will assume global executive responsibility for all of Nautor’s activities and companies - including the latest project launched by Nautor, the Swan 115.

Launch of Swan 115 sailing yacht Odin in JakobstadPhoto: Nauto's Swan“I am delighted to join Nautor’s Swan,” explained Pomati. “Swan has been my reference point in the sailing world for a very long time. It is an iconic brand with unparalleled worldwide respect and credibility built over 52 years of product excellence. I will bring with me a forensic attention to product detail inspired by a desire to deliver on our clients’ needs. Innovation, technology, quality and reliability will continue to be at the forefront of our vision.”

Swan 78 Haromi launch in PietarsaariPhoto: Nautor's Swan“We offer a warm welcome to Giovanni Pomati,” added Leonardo Ferragamo. “We have a lot of confidence in his entry into Nautor’s Swan to implement the ambition, vision and strategy of our Group and to develop its potential. Today, our Company is focused on exciting and challenging objectives such as the complete renewal of the product lines, the development of the worldwide brand representation, the re-engineering of the manufacturing footprint and the efficiency of the overall group organisation.”



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