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Groupe Beneteau names president of U.S. brands

Christophe Lavigne

Groupe Beneteau promoted Christophe Lavigne to president of U.S. brands, which comprise Four Winns, Glastron, Wellcraft and Scarab. The appointment is effective immediately.

Lavigne has been vice president of engineering and customer service at the U.S. manufacturing headquarters in Cadillac, Mich., for the last 11 years. In the new role, he will be responsible for leading all functional departments and driving the success of the brands.

“I have every confidence in Christophe Lavigne’s leadership and expertise to implement positive changes and ensure that our U.S. brands achieve their goals,” said Hervé Gastinel, Groupe Beneteau CEO, in a statement.

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