Adler Yacht has appointed Philipp Pototschnik as chief executive officer. Pototschnik takes the helm of the Swiss company from Alessandro Barizzi.
The new CEO had been hired by Adler Yacht in March as sales and marketing manager.
Pototschnik, raised in Austria and Italy, graduated from the Business University of Vienna and undertook studies at Clark University in Warsaw and Lodz in Poland, as well as the London School of Economics in the U.K. He has previously worked in Web marketing and development, renewable energy, and the health and luxury sectors.
Adler Yacht also hired Esmeralda Fernandes De Sá as international sales and marketing director. Born in Vienna, Austria, De Sá has worked in the aviation industry in Austria since 1989, most recently at Cessna Citation and Embraer.