Marco Valle, current CEO of Azimut Yachts, from 1 September 2020 will also be the new CEO of the Benetti brand. Franco Fusignani, 75 years old, that drove Benetti’s in the world of giga yachts, will leave succeed by Marco Valle, who has been with the company for 25 years.
Marco Valle will be the new CEO of Azimut Benetti
The news was given by a press note from the Vitelli family and the board of directors of Azimut Benetti SpA. The choice represents the desire to achieve unitary management, maintaining the differences linked to each brand.
After the change, engineer Fusignani will continue to be part of the Board of Directors of Azimut Benetti after September 1st, for his experience gained in 50 years of work within the brand.
The comment of Paolo Vitelli, founder of Azimut Yachts
“Marco Valle, who joined the company 25 years ago, receives the full support of the Vitelli family and the Group’s Board of Directors for this new challenge, which he will certainly be able to take up with the same spirit of success that has distinguished his work, first as sales manager of Azimut Yachts and, for 4 years, as CEO of the Azimut division”.