German yacht interior specialist sets up U.S. office

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A German company specializing in yacht interiors opened an office in Greenwich, Conn. metrica, founded in Münster in 1681, named Mark Mantione as CEO of its North American division.

“Having honed our craft for more than three centuries and combined this with state-of-the-art technology, we have built a reputation as the premier company for the finest materials and craftsmanship,” said Kai Dittmar, CEO of metrica worldwide, in a statement.

The company employs 230 carpenters, technicians, engineers and architects in its Münster facilities.

Dittmar said Mantione will be responsible for all aspects of North American operations, including finance, marketing, sales and project management. He has a background in luxury sales and project management.

“Mark will be spearheading business development initiatives designed to capture the interest of architects, designers and contractors, as well as owners and their representatives,” Dittmar said, as the company expands into residential interiors.

Mantione said metrica makes the “finest legacy-grade residential and superyacht interiors worldwide,” adding that he was proud to join a team that is “constantly pushing the limits of what can be achieved with wood, metal, glass and stone.”


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