Skip to main content

Benetti Yachts names sales director

Roberto Corno

Roberto Corno

Benetti Yachts has appointed Roberto Corno as its worldwide sales director.

The 44-year-old Corno is a graduate of Politecnico Milano and started with Benetti as a project manager in 2005. He also has served as South-East Europe area sales manager.

“Roberto in his new role will coordinate our sales team and I’m sure will significantly contribute to the achievement of our ambitious goals for the coming year,” Christos Ramnialis, Benetti’s general manager, said in a statement.

“He has a particularly wide range of expertise, gained over the 13 years he has been working at Benetti, where he had the chance to increase his knowledge regarding all the major aspects of the yacht-building industry, from project management and shipbuilding to sales. Roberto will bring the necessary energy and enthusiasm to expand Benetti's sales and markets coverage, especially toward new growing markets.”



MIASF Holds Annual Meeting

The South Florida trade organization announced new and reelected members, handed out awards, and arranged presentations by business leaders.


Gas Reaches Record $4.59 Per Gallon Average

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the summer driving and boating seasons will contribute to continued demand for gasoline.


Power Lodge Acquires Miller Marine

The deal gives marine and powersports dealer Power Lodge four locations in Minnesota and one in Florida.


Boating Shares Suffer in Market Selloff

Major U.S. stock indices weakened yesterday, and recreational marine shares fared even worse on a percentage basis.


Scania Appoints President of U.S. Operations

Company veteran Jorg Franzke replaces Håkan Sterner, who is returning to Sweden.


Promote Safe Boating Week; a Fishing Icon Passes

The May 21-27 observance takes on heightened importance with the thousands of newcomers to boating. Meanwhile, bass fishing lost a legend with the death of Ray Scott.


Azimut-Benetti Booked $2.1B in 2021 Backlog

The builder said new models and a “diversified product portfolio” drove sales growth to record levels.