Michele Gavino, CEO of Italy-based builder Baglietto, was elected to the board of the Superyacht Builders Association during the annual General Assembly on Sept. 24 at the Yacht Club de Monaco.
Gavino replaces the sole resigning board member; all other sitting members were re-elected.
“I am honored to become a board member of SYBAss,” stated Gavino, who joined Italian superyacht builder Baglietto in 2015. “I am absolutely convinced that change is only possible through acting together as a unified system. I look forward to contributing to the superyacht industry in my new role as a SYBAss board member.”
The SYBAss board for the 2019-21 term consists of Michael Breman, president of Lürssen Yachts; Fabrizio Sgariglia, vice president of Perini Navi; Michelle Jones of Delta Marine; Jan-Bart Verkuyl of Feadship; Michele Gavino, CEO of Baglietto; and Theo Hooning, SYBAss Secretary General.
Lorenzo Pollicardo has been appointed as the new technical and environmental director for the Superyacht Builders Association. Pollicardo, who succeeded the retiring Hans Huisman as of Feb. 1, brings …