Published: Monday, 25 February 2013
Mike Fulton

Italy’s Perini Navi Group has announced that Burak Akgül and Vanni Marchini, two of the group’s most experienced managers, have been appointed managing director of sales, marketing & design and managing director of operations, respectively.

Burak Akgül, currently managing director of Perini Istanbul-Yildiz in Turkey, has been with the company for the past 25 years, working in both commercial and operational roles.

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Vanni Marchini, managing director of the Picchiotti shipyard in La Spezia, Italy, has more than 20 years’ experience as head of production at the group’s Viareggio shipyard.

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“These are two key managers who have played crucial roles in our organisation and are high level professionals. Both have years of experience in the Group," says Perini Navi CEO Giancarlo Ragnetti. "They are two significant personalities in the yachting industry and can help us to really strengthen our management and face new market challenges over the next few years.”

The Perini Navi Group has three shipyards – Perini Navi in Viareggio, Picchiotti in La Spezia and Perini Istanbul-Yildiz in Turkey.