Rusty Preston was named president of Camper & Nicholsons USA.
Preston, who has extensive experience in large yacht brokerage, has been a founder and former chief executive of Westport Yacht Sales, a founder and general manager of Westship Yacht Sales and a commercial director of Fraser Yachts.
“Rusty's move to Camper & Nicholsons will undoubtedly be a significant one for the company's future prosperity,” Camper & Nicholsons chairman and chief executive, Eric De Saintdo, said in a statement. “His long-standing and impressive career within large yacht sales is a testament to his genuine passion, deep understanding and natural ability for the job. We are delighted to welcome him on board and are confident he will bring some exciting additions and first-class results to our company.'
The company said Preston’s appointment began Monday.