Michele GavinoBaglietto, an Italian yacht builder based in La Spezia, has announced the appointment of Michele Gavino as its new general manager.

Gavino is a graduate of aeronautical engineering and over the years has held several high-responsibility positions in the operations field. In previous roles he was a plant manager at beer brewing company Birra Peroni, quality manager in AgustaWestland, and then general manager and industrial development director at sea – Società Europea Autocaravan. From 2013 he was the COO of a leading company operating in the rubber and plastic industry.

Gavino comments, “I am very happy to be starting this new adventure with a brand that has always been an icon of Italian boating. Baglietto holds ambitious development plans that aim to strengthen its growth in terms of both shipyard construction capacity and product quality. With the support of our owners and a very close team, I am confident we will soon achieve outstanding results”.