Groupe Beneteau's Deputy CEO Gianguido Girotti and the brand directors from BENETEAU, JEANNEAU and PRESTIGE will present the new motorboat models for the season 2020-2021.
The presentation will be held in two parts:
- From 15:00 to 15:55, the focus will be on Dayboats, Weekenders & Express Cruisers
- From 16:00 to 17:00, the focus will be on Real Estate on the Water (large yachts)
Please make sure you have registered ahead of the webinar so you can easily access the presentation on August 31st. Thank you!
This press briefing will be held in English only.
On this webpage, you can register and find more information about the programme, the speaker's list and more: https://www.bigmarker.com/groupe-beneteau1/Groupe-Beneteau-press-briefing-New-motorboat-models-2021
Deputy CEO - Brand & Product Strategy, Boat Division
Gianguido Girotti is Groupe Beneteau's Deputy CEO and Chief Executive Officer of its Boat division. Previously, he was Deputy CEO in charge of brand & product strategy for the Group's Boat division.[...]Read more
JEANNEAU Brand Director
Paul Blanc is JEANNEAU Brand Director since April 1st, 2020. Graduated from French business school ESSCA, Paul Blanc moved to China in 2001 to study Mandarin. After a career start in Beijing in the automotive[...]Read more
PRESTIGE Brand Director
Erwin Bamps is PRESTIGE Brand Director since November 1, 2018. With a Masters in electronics engineering, Erwin Bamps started his career in Asia with a Belgian electronics engineering firm before moving[...]Read more
About Groupe Beneteau
A global market leader, Groupe Beneteau, thanks to its Boat division’s 10 brands, offers nearly 150 recreational boat models serving its customers’ diverse navigational needs and uses, from sailing to motorboating, monohulls and catamarans.
Through its Boating Solutions division, Groupe Beneteau is also present in the boat club, charter, marina, digital and financing sectors.
Leading the European leisure homes market, the three brands from the Group’s Housing division (IRM, O'HARA, COCO Sweet) offer a comprehensive range of leisure homes, lodges and pods that combine eco-design with high standards of quality, comfort and practicality.
With its international industrial capabilities and global sales network, the Group employs 7,600 people, primarily in France, the US, Poland, Italy, Portugal and China.
Boat brands: BENETEAU, JEANNEAU, LAGOON, PRESTIGE, DELPHIA, EXCESS, FOUR WINNS, WELLCRAFT, SCARAB and GLASTRON.
English, Italiano, Français
Gianguido Girotti is Groupe Beneteau's Deputy CEO and Chief Executive Officer of its Boat division.
Previously, he was Deputy CEO in charge of brand & product strategy for the Group's Boat division. From 2017 to 2019, he was General Manager of the BENETEAU brand.
A naval architecture graduate from the University of Southampton (UK), Gianguido Girotti joined the Beneteau brand as Marketing Director for sailboats in May 2015, after first working with naval architect German Frers and then Cantiere del Pardo (Grand Soleil and Dufour). He was appointed Marketing Director for both sail and powerboats for the Beneteau brand in April 2017.
Paul Blanc is JEANNEAU Brand Director since April 1st, 2020.
Graduated from French business school ESSCA, Paul Blanc moved to China in 2001 to study Mandarin. After a career start in Beijing in the automotive sector, he decided to combine his passion for boating with his job and joined the Jeanneau and Prestige teams in 2010 as Sales Director for Asia Pacific. Initially based in Shanghai, he established in 2011 the Jeanneau Prestige regional office in Hong Kong and in 2018 was appointed Managing Director of Groupe Beneteau Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong where all brand teams are gathered.
Erwin Bamps is PRESTIGE Brand Director since November 1, 2018.
With a Masters in electronics engineering, Erwin Bamps started his career in Asia with a Belgian electronics engineering firm before moving to Dubai in 1998 and then to the Philippines on behalf of a Chinese telecommunications conglomerate.
He joined Gulf Craft in 2002, which builds luxury yachts and fiberglass boats, to head up its industrial and commercial operations, before quickly becoming its CEO. Over the last 16 years, he has been a key driving force behind this motor yacht builder’s development, especially in the Middle East and Asia.