MOONEN YACHTS ANNOUNCE CREATION OF NEW MANAGEMENT

Moonen Yachts, are pleased to announce a new senior management team at their Dutch based shipyard Moonen Yachts. Today’s announcement, which is effective immediately, is in line with the company’s strategy to grow the company and expand the number of yachts in build.

To strengthen the management and keep pace with the growth in production and the market, Johan Dubbelman is appointed Commercial Director, Nicky van Zon Technical Director and Marianne Hendriks is in charge of the company as Managing Director.

The decision comes at a time, where the company grows on a global scale, and strong strategic leadership will be imperative. With currently two yachts in build and a third one on the drawing board, the yard is growing and has the ability and ambition to expand further. To put emphasis on the growth of the company, it is evident to maximise focus. Therefore, the new team, under guidance of Managing Director Marianne Hendriks, will focus on Sales, Marketing & Business Development by Johan Dubbelman, whilst Nicky van Zon will concentrate on Engineering, Projects and Production. “By putting every individual in their strongest position, the new management will be efficient, and decisive for the future”, comments Director and Shareholder Matthew Baxter. “Our business continues to be challenging and extremely promising. Since our start, Louise and I have invested a lot in building yachts on speculation, we are now starting to see amazing results as we notice a growing demand for semi-custom yachts with a short delivery time. Therefore, it is of utmost importance for Moonen Yachts to have a strong, energetic and integrated management team, and I believe that with this new team, we are well prepared to build on the current foundation and strengthen our unique worldwide position in the superyacht market.”

Should you require further information after reading this announcement, please turn to Marianne Hendriks per e-mail at marianne@moonen.com,
or by phone +31 6 51 99 70 60.


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Meet Moonen Yachts at Cannes Yachting Festival

From 10-15 September the Cannes Yachting Festival takes place in elegant, luxurious surroundings in the sparkling bay of Cannes. The Moonen Yachts team will be present at the show.

Come and join us in the South of France to speak about our current 36 meter project in build, or hear all about the next generation of Moonen superyachts. The Sales & Marketing team of Moonen Yachts will be present at the show. We look forward to meeting you. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please send an e-mail.

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Australian couple new owners of superyacht builder Moonen Yachts

Dutch superyacht builder Moonen Yachts in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, is under new ownership. An Australian couple, Matthew and Louise Baxter are the new owners of the shipyard. Matthew, of Scottish origin, is a successful Australian businessman and entrepreneur, who in 1972  established the A M Group, a privately  owned worldwide group of manufacturing companies of which he is executive chairman.

Louise and Matthew first discovered Moonen Yachts whilst sailing on Pittwater harbour in Sydney where they came across the beautiful Moonen yacht, Aurora (Moonen 84). This lead to their involvement with Moonen, a midsized Dutch pedigree shipyard with a dedicated and highly skilled team.

In Matthew’s words “It is a privilege to own a yard like Moonen. The brand has an impeccable pedigree, the yachts are true Dutch quality and the team is young, reliable, talented, and very loyal to the company. These characteristics are fundamental for success. I realise that the yard has to re-energise, but we are well prepared with a strong strategic plan and a strong balance sheet, I see a promising future ahead.”

The shipyard is very honoured and excited with Mr & Mrs. Baxter as their new owners. “We have trust in these new investors and have faith that they will establish a strong future for Moonen Yachts” says Johan Dubbelman, Moonen’s CEO. The 30 to 50 meter market is solid for well-built designs, and our plans are to increase production. Currently we have one, award winning, 36-meter Martinique in build, she’s 50% ready. The focus is to have her on display at the Monaco Yacht Show 2020.

Our aim is to scale up production efficiently and start two new build projects in the upcoming 6 months. Following on with the current build we will start a second 36 metre and a 44 metre, both new and future proof timeless Moonen yachts with interiors designed by the award winning renowned design houses, like Studio Indigo. By building on speculation, delivery times will be shorter and customisation still possible, which is an absolute advantage for our future clients.”

The majority of the staff and workforce, which are very important to Moonen, have been reappointed and are enthusiastic to be part of this strong new leadership. To assure continuous high-end quality, Moonen Yachts will reinforce the cooperation with long-term strategic partners and subcontractors.

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Marianne Hendriks

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