Date 12th April 2017 – TRIESTE, Italy
Jotun Italia SpA is pleased to participate in several events surrounding the 7th edition of YARE, The Yacht Aftersales, Refit Experience, taking place in Viareggio from April 19th to the 22nd.
Jotun representatives will be on hand over the four days to speak directly to customers, shipyard representatives and captains providing expert know-how, product guidance and advise on how to get the optimal protective paint and coating systems for their vessels with a final exceptional high gloss finish.
In addition, Jotun Italia SpA is pleased to announce it will sponsor the official Captain’s Dinner in collaboration with Lusben Refit. With approximately 100 captains expected to attend, Jotun are pleased to again, this year, be a part of this great networking event for customers.
Jotun to moderate in industry focus group
On Thursday April 20th at 11.30am, Alexander Swain, Business Development Manager for the Jotun Yachting will act as moderator at the Superyacht Aftersales, Shipyards’ Perspective Focus Group as part of The Superyacht Captains’ Forum. The focus will be to explore strategies for creating optimal after sales programs in the large yacht sector. The daylong event will include six distinct focus group generating discussions between key experts in the sector.
Alex joined Jotun three years ago and commented today; “I am pleased to participate in this type conference sessions as there is always something to share and to learn. The Refit and Maintenance industry has consolidated a lot of professional growth in the last decade both in Shipyards and with professional crew. We should continue being more open to understanding and learning the lessons of the past with all the stakeholders that are involved presently as is can become very complex in some projects if these lessons are not learned”.
Alex has over 25 years of experience in the luxury and superyacht industry, working in a variety of technical capacities: as an Engineer on the production lines of Princess Yachts and on 62m MY Virginian. Alex spent 12 years as a senior member of the Marina Barcelona 92 team and was also part of the founding members of the ICOMIA Refit Group in 2010.
Jotun is one of the world's leading manufacturers of decorative paints, marine, protective and powder coatings. The Group has 63 companies and 37 production facilities on all continents, and more than 9 800 employees. Jotun products are available in more than 100 countries through own subsidiaries, joint ventures, agents, branch offices and distributors. The Jotun Group’s sales in 2016 was NOK 15.8 billion. The Jotun Group is organized into four segments and seven geographical regions, and has its head office in Sandefjord, Norway.
For further information:
Jotun Italia SpA Marketing Coordinator, Vaira Vesnaver +39 3385224242
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