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AVIGLIANA – The Vitelli family and the Board of Directors of Azimut Benetti SpA are pleased to announce an important evolution at the top of the company. Starting from 1st September, engineer Franco Fusignani will leave the responsibility of the Benetti Division at 75 years of age.
Dr. Marco Valle, maintaining the responsibility of the Azimut Division, will assume the role of Group CEO with full responsibility for both Divisions for an integrated management of the activities.
This choice aims to encourage the organic and unitary management of the business, with advantages in terms of effectiveness, timeliness and efficiency. Obviously, the desire to preserve the specificities and values of each brand, whose distinct identities are the basis of the Group’s success, remains confirmed.
Engineer Fusignani will continue to be part of Azimut Benetti’s Board of Directors after September 1, for his experience gained in fifty years of work, offering all the necessary support in order to guarantee the efficient management of the integrated business, the different offer of product, the separate
Paolo Vitelli, Chairman of the Azimut Benetti Group underlines: “Marco Valle, who joined the company 25 years ago, goes to the full support of the Vitelli family and the Group Board of Directors for this new challenge, which he will certainly be able to take with the same spirit of success that has marked his work, first as commercial manager of Azimut Yachts and, for four years, as CEO of the Azimut division. We thank Franco for the great work he has done and continue to do in Benetti and the future continuity of his presence in the Group. Continuity deemed important to face new challenges in the face of an evolving market and generational change of current management “.