Sunseeker Appoints New Chief Financial Officer


Just days after breaking the news that it had lost over £30 million, Sunseeker International have appointed Hugues Jacquin as Chief Financial Officer, with immediate effect.

Former Group Finance Director, Sunny Thakrar and the man who told the media about the companies shortfalls moves up and will now focus on his principal role as Group Executive Director, overseeing Design and Development, HR, Operations, IT and Supply Chain functions and with responsibility for driving change and performance improvement initiatives throughout the business.

Jacquin joins Sunseeker from Bombardier where he has had a long and successful career over the last 18 years within the Aerospace and Transportation Divisions. His mandates have spanned between North America, Europe and Asia.

Robert Braithwaite CBE, Founder & Honorary President stated: “Sunseeker continues to deliver world-class, innovative and dynamic yachts and it is essential that we match this with senior executives of the highest calibre which we have found in Hugues Jacquin. We welcome his substantial experience gained on the international manufacturing stage which will assist us when investing in the next generation of exciting models which are currently in development.”

In response, Jacquin commented: “Sunseeker is quite rightly synonymous with the world’s best luxury performance motor yachts due to their style, performance and innovation. I am looking forward to working with the entire team to support the new model development programme and defining a clear path for growth.”