Michael Payne Takes the Helm at CNI

Until recently Michael Payne has served Camper &Nicholson’s International as Chief Operating Officer a job that saw him overseeing all aspects of the brokerage division.
Actively involved in all aspects of the industry, he attained the rank of Captain and built an outstanding reputation as one of the company’s most well respected brokers.
Now he has been promoted and takes over from Eric de Saintdo as CEO of the entire company.  It has been reported that de Saintdo has left the company for reasons concerning his health
Payne said, ‘I am honoured and excited to accept such an important position within the world’s most prominent yachting company. I look forward to working with Camper & Nicholsons to further develop their leading international presence within the industry.
Established in 1782, the company has a history stretching back over five generations, an extensive network of offices, and experience in every aspect of the luxury yachting industry.
It is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the Rodriguez Groupin France