Jacquin joins Sunseeker from Bombardier where he worked for 18 years within the Aerospace and Transportation divisions. His mandates have spanned between North America, Europe and Asia.
Robert Braithwaite CBE, Founder & Honorary President stated: “Sunseeker continues to deliver world-class, innovative and dynamic yachts and it is essential that we match this with senior executives of the highest calibre which we have found in Hugues Jacquin. We welcome his substantial experience gained on the international manufacturing stage which will assist us when investing in the next generation of exciting models which are currently in development.”
In response, Jacquin commented: “Sunseeker is quite rightly synonymous with the world’s best luxury performance motor yachts due to their style, performance and innovation. I am looking forward to working with the entire team to support the new model development programme and defining a clear path for growth.”
Sunny Thakrar will now focus on his principal role as Group Executive Director, overseeing Design and Development, HR, Operations, IT and Supply Chain functions and with responsibility for driving change and performance improvement initiatives throughout the business.
If you like reading our Editors' premium quality journalism on SuperyachtNews.com, you'll love their amazing and insightful opinions and comments in The Superyacht Report. If you’ve never read it, click here to request a sample copy - it's 'A Report Worth Reading'. If you know how good it is, click here to subscribe - it's 'A Report Worth Paying For'.