With extensive yachting experience that includes times spent with Sunseeker, Sealine and most recently as Managing Director at Numarine in Turkey, Patrik von Sydow has now taken the helm at Danish Yachts.
A Swedish national he has been named as the new CEO for the Skagen based superyacht builder whose line up includes the four times award winning 38m carbon fibre motoryacht Shooting Star, the beautiful classic J-Class, Ranger, as well as a fleet of Holm Class military vessels for the Danish Navy.
He said, “This is a rare opportunity to come along, to direct and manage an exceptional team of highly skilled people in the commercial marine and superyacht industries. I am delighted with this new position and am looking forward to working closely with both sectors of the industry and flying the flag for the Danish marine industry on the world stage.”
In addition to a new CEO, Danish Yachts has also strengthened its Board, announcing the appointment of Niels Bergh-Hansen a former Executive Vice President for DONG Energy A/S as a new member to the board