Fraser Yachts is expanding rapidly. In Spain, Fraser Yachts welcomed three new Sales Brokers: Bill Thiem, Harry Peralta and James Bland. All three worked for Engel & Volkers in Marbella and decided as a team to join Fraser Yachts. They each have an impressive background in the superyacht industry and bring a wealth of experience to the Fraser Yachts team in Palma. They will also maintain a presence in Marbella. Yessica Diaz has also joined their team as a sales assistant.
In Fort Lauderdale, Fraser Yachts recently announced the arrival of Georges Bourgoignie as the newest addition to its U.S. Sales Team. Bourgoignie is an experienced Sales Broker of both Motor and Sailing Yachts, having sold hundreds of yachts representing both the buyer and the seller in transactions worldwide. He began his career at Nautor's Swan in 1991 and then joined Camper & Nicholsons in 2003 as a Sales Broker until 2011.
Also in Fort Lauderdale, Rick Buell was hired as Technical Superintendent for Fraser’s Yacht Management division. Buell brings 15 years of marine industry experience to the company, with specific yacht management expertise in the Fort Lauderdale area. Lonny Albert also joined the team as a Yacht Administrator.
In Monaco, they welcomed 2 new people: Anastasia Legrand, a Russian Charter Broker who speaks four languages fluently and has previously worked for Imperial and private yacht owners; and Tara Gee who joined as a Sales Assistant. Tara is also quadrilingual and has a background in interior design as well as brokerage experience from Yachtzoo.
Additionally, Fraser Yachts recently appointed Mariella Giammalva as the new Human Resources Director based in Monaco. Mariella holds a degree in Psychology and worked with Proposte, a headhunter and human resource consultancy company in Turin, Italy.
These latest hires are part of Fraser Yachts’ global expansion following their industry-leading sales figures over the past 12 months. “We are very pleased to have these recent additions to our global team,” stated Hein Velema, CEO of Fraser Yachts. “Each one brings outstanding value to our company and I am confident they will contribute significantly to Fraser’s continued growth and success worldwide.”
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