Camper & Nicholsons International (CNI) has appointed Chief Commercial Officer, Michael Payne, as new CEO of Camper & Nicholsons International. Payne succeeds outgoing CEO, Eric de Saintdo.
"I am honoured and excited to accept such an important position within the world’s most prominent yachting company. I look forward to working with Camper & Nicholsons to further develop their leading international presence within the industry," said Payne.
As CCO, he used his wealth of experience to oversee the brokerage division. Actively involved in all aspects of the industry, he has attained the rank of Captain building a reputation as one of the 'leading and most well respected brokers worldwide.'
Michael Payne, new CEO of Camper & Nicholsons International
De Saintdo served almost two years in his role as CEO; appointed Executive Chairman and CEO of Camper & Nicholsons in June 2011. His resignation follows the announcement in March of his relinquishment of Chairman and CEO of parent company, Rodrigues Group.
Anne-Lise Colonna de Leca, previously Rodrigues Group's financial and administrative director, assumed De Saintdo's roles and represents the Group on the Camper & Nicholsons International board of directors.
Camper & Nicholsons International is a global leader in luxury yachting activities specialising in the sale, purchase, charter, marketing, management and construction of luxury superyachts.
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