Sunseeker names new CFO

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Sunseeker International said it named Hugues Jacquin as chief financial officer.

Jacquin comes to the U.K.-based yacht builder from Bombardier, where he worked for 18 years in the aerospace and transportation divisions. Sunseeker said his mandates have spanned North America, Europe and Asia.

“Sunseeker continues to deliver world-class, innovative and dynamic yachts, and it is essential that we match this with senior executives of the highest caliber, which we have found in Hugues Jacquin,” Sunseeker founder and honorary president Robert Braithwaite said in a statement.

“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.”

Sunny Thakrar, previously group finance director, will focus on his principal role as group executive director, overseeing design and development, human resources, operations, information technology and supply chain functions and with responsibility for driving change and performance improvement initiatives throughout the business.

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