Erwin Bamps Takes the Helm as Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Craft

Recognising his contribution to growing the company’s international scale and presence the board of Directors at Gulf Craft have promoted Erwin Bamps from Chief Operating Officer to Chief Executive Officer

Bamps joined Gulf Craft in 2002 as Executive Manager and has been instrumental in building the business and brand locally, regionally and internationally.

He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2009 and has been the driving force behind developing the enterprise from a family-owned company of 220 employees to a multinational with a global reach and reputation today, employing close to 2,000 people and operating in many boating and yachting markets worldwide.
A native of Belgium he worked worked in Japan, Belgium and the Philippines prior to the UAE – His experience in organisations has served him well in achieving Gulf Craft’s expanding ambitions.

Founded in 1982, Gulf Craft last year sailed into the list of the world’s Top 10 superyacht–building shipyards (as listed in the 2014 Global Order Book).