POSTED 6th Mar '20

Pinmar appoints General Manager for France to spearhead growth in La Ciotat


Today Pinmar announced the appointment of Mar Pallàs as General Manager, France to lead the Company’s regional growth strategy. This is a new role based out of Pinmar’s growing refit hub in La Ciotat Shipyard.

Reporting to GYG’s CEO, Remy Millott and COO Raúl Galán, Mar joins Pinmar’s senior management team and will represent the Company’s interests in France. Heading up the commercial and operational teams in La Ciotat, Mar has overall responsibility for customer relations and profit performance in France.

Mar has previously held senior roles in expansion, strategic relations, operations and general management for companies in the tech mobility industry such as Hailo, mytaxi and Scoot. A qualified civil engineer, she completed her Executive Education at IESE Business School. Originally from Barcelona, Mar now lives in France and is fluent in French and English as well as being a native Catalan speaker.

Commenting on her new role Mar said, “I am delighted to join the Pinmar team and excited by the opportunity to represent such a well established brand in the superyacht sector. My goal is to champion the Company’s ambitious growth strategy in France by developing a high performing team and implementing strong commercial relationships and efficient working practices with our strategic partners in La Ciotat.”

Group CEO, Remy Millott commented on the appointment, “I am pleased to welcome Mar to the Group in this pivotal new role in France. Since our integration of the ACA Marine business we have prioritised La Ciotat as a strategically important Mediterranean refit location, especially with the major expansion plans recently announced by La Ciotat Shipyard. We are investing in the expansion of the team and facilities in La Ciotat to create another important operational refit hub for Pinmar and Mar’s new role will drive this development of the business in the region. Mar will have access to all the Group’s resources and the full support of the central management team; with her dynamic style and strong commercial acumen I am confident she will be a great asset to Pinmar and its development in France.”

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