Numarine Appoints Caviglia As Sales & Marketing Director
Published: Thursday, 14 May 2015
Antonio Caviglia is the latest addition to the international Numarine team. He will be based in Italy with the assignment to increase the size and reach of Turkish builder Numarine’s dealer network, accelerate sales and enhance the brand awareness of Numarine internationally.
Caviglia is a seasoned yacht sales and marketing executive with experience in the international marine retail and automotive industries. Caviglia is fluent in Italian, English and French, and also speaks Russian well. He holds a degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and a Master in Business Administration from Cornell University in the US.
For the first 13 years of his career, both in Italy and in the US, Caviglia held roles of increasing responsibility in various functions from engineering to Sales to Operations to Business Development in Fiat Auto and Emerson Electric.
Since 2004, Caviglia mixed his passion for yachting with his successful international curriculum, holding positions at the Brunswick Corporation, Sanlorenzo, Gruppo Baglietto, Vicem and OTAM.
At Brunswick, with the important role of Director EMEA, Strategy & Business Development – Brunswick European Group, he was responsible for the Strategy & Business Development function of the EMEA Division of the biggest nautical company in the world, producer of boats and marine engines: main brands include Sea Ray, Hatteras, Sealine, Boston Whaler, Mercury and Mercruiser. He was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, development of new markets, new products, new product distribution, market study execution and marketing research.
With Sanlorenzo, he was Sales Director for the fiberglass yacht range from 62 feet to 108 feet. In Gruppo Baglietto, he was Group Sales Manager with sales responsibility for the historical brands Baglietto and Cantieri di Pisa – leaders in the worldwide segment of superyachts. As European Sales Manager for Vicem Yacht, he helped to establish the brand’s presence and increase sales in Europe.
In his last assignment with OTAM as Sales & Marketing Director, he strengthened distribution and the brand’s image, resulting in improved sales and future opportunities.