jotunMarine coatings specialist Jotun has added Alexander Swain to its global yachting team as project development manager.

Having worked in a senior management position at Spanish refit yard Marina Barcelona 92 for more than a decade, Swain brings a range of cross-business and cross-cultural skills and experience to the role.

His main responsibilities are fulfilling the expectations of global accounts, the overseeing of key projects, forging business relationships, and contributing in the development and growth of Jotun Yachting. Originally from the UK, Swain is fluent in Spanish and presently lives in Palma de Majorca with his family.

Swain launched his career in the yachting industry over two decades ago as a build engineer at Marine Projects Ltd (Princess Yachts). He has since held a range of roles in the superyacht industry, including team leader at Devonport Yachts, engineer on MY Virginian, and as an independent adviser for various marine companies including Feadship (Royal Van Lent) and Calero Marinas in the Canary Islands.

Headquartered in Sandefjord, Norway, Jotun is a leading manufacturer of decorative paints, marine, protective and powder coatings. The group has 70 companies and 36 production facilities on all continents.