Numarine, the luxury motor yacht builder based in Istanbul has appointed Mr. Rob Billington as the new General Manager to the rapidly growing company. Another addition to the team is Mr. Andre Esposito as Sales and Marketing Director.
Mr Rob Billington, a degree qualified Mechanical Engineer has extensive experience in yacht building. His previous position was at Princess Yachts which he joined as an area manager in 2001 before moving to the main assembly site and finally being appointed the Head of Production in 2005.
Prior to Princess he has worked as a Factory Manager with the Mars Corporation and as an Engineering Manager with Nissan Motor Manufacturing. He has had a 5 year experience in the British Army as an officer in the Royal Engineers before joining the industry.
Mr. Andre Esposito was born in Ravenna. He grew up with a strong passion for the sea and has been sailing since the age of 8.
After attending Melbourne University and Bologna University, he started working in the nautical industry. He was an export manager at Quick (Italy) between 1999 and 2001. His next post was International Sales Manager at Glomex between 2001 and 2004. Prior to coming back to Europe to work at Feretti he worked in Brazil for two years at Came Security as the South American Sales Department. His last assignment was at Sealine as a Market Development Manager where he achieved impressive results within a short period.
Mr. Esposito speaks Italian, English, Portuguese, Spanish, French and Arabic.
Numarine is delighted to have these two highly qualified additions to the team.
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