Quintessence Yachts in the Netherlands has strengthened its senior managerial team with the appointment of James Hall as sales director.

Hall joins the company from Sunseeker International, where he served as superyacht sales manager. He has over 10 years of proven senior management experience within the yachting industry.

In his new role, Hall will be responsible for sales activities worldwide as well contributing to Quintessence Yachts’ future developments.

Headquartered in the Netherlands, Quintessence is in the process of developing the first-ever Aston Martin powerboat, the AM37, which is due for launch soon. Production is carried out at the company’s UK facility near Southampton, with naval architecture from Mulder Design.