Ermetto Quits Heesen Yachts for Top Seat at Yachtique

Just in case you were wondering where Fabio Ermetto went when he left Heesen Yachts the Azimut Benetti Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Fabio Ermetto as the new President of the Yachtique division.

Yachtique is the world’s largest superyacht services organisation and incorporates all of the Group’s service companies, including Fraser Yachts. The full range of services includes:

  • Brokerage
  • Charter
  • Yacht management
  • New construction
  • Crew recruitment
  • Refit and repair
  • Finance and insurance,
  • Marinas
  • Yacht design and luxury accessories

Ermetto is a highly-respected figure within the superyacht industry having alread previously worked in a senior position for Benetti as well as having been the Sales & Marketing Director of the Heesen shipyard in Holland off and on for the past five years.

The outgoing President, Paolo Casani, established Yachtique in 2009 and successfully grew the Division to become a significant part of the Group’s overall activity.

Casani will now lead the Azimut Yachts and Atlantis business. His significant experience and great commitment are fundamental to ensure the success of the Yachts business line which today is the major challenge of the Azimut|Benetti Group.

Paolo Vitelli, President of Azimut Benetti Group commented “I sincerely thank Paolo Casani for the enormous contribution he has made to establish Yachtique and I am delighted to welcome Fabio Ermetto whose appointment has my full support.”