POSTED 11th Nov '19

Pinmar expands the team to support rapid growth in the USA


Pinmar has strengthened its team in the USA to support the rapid growth brought about by the new facilities at Savannah Yacht Center (SYC) coming fully online.

Industry veteran Jeff Berg has joined the Pinmar team to manage the new paint facility at SYC. Jeff has 36 years experience of fairing and painting superyachts having worked in major shipyards around the world. An experienced project manager, Jeff will be responsible to overseeing all Pinmar’s refit projects in SYC ensuring operational compliance. His hands-on experience and broad industry knowledge mean he is well qualified to manage the growing volume of major refit projects that are already booked in to the new SYC facility.

Yuriel Morales and Dayan Gil have joined the production team as senior paint supervisors. Dayan will head up production in Pinmar’s USA headquarters at Rybovich and Yuriel in our new Derecktor Shipyard Offices in Dania Beach. Both Yuriel and Dayan have extensive superyacht painting and project management experience, formerly running their own business Y & D Yacht Refinishing including previous roles with Rybovich and Classic Yacht Refinishing.

Also joining the Pinmar team is Stefany Worswick who was recently appointed as sales manager. Working as part of the Pinmar commercial team under the stewardship of US Director of Sales Phil Burgess, Stefany will be responsible for business development, revenue generation and customer relationship management for the East Coast of the USA and the Caribbean. Stefany has significant industry experience having worked as Chief Stewardess on several high profile private & charter yachts.

Commenting on these new appointments Executive Director Derik Wagner said, “I am delighted that we have been successful in attracting these talented and experienced managers to join the Pinmar team. We have an ambitious programme of growth ahead of us, having them onboard will strengthen the team to support and facilitate our market expansion.”

Pinmar USA Inc. is based in West Palm Beach, FL and operates out of the leading yards on the east coast of the USA including:

· Rybovich Riviera Beach, West Palm Beach, Florida
· Derecktors, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
· Savannah Yacht Center, Savannah, Georgia

Pinmar’s operations in the USA are focused on the refit market leveraging the company’s unrivalled experience in delivering premium quality painting and refinishing services to yachts over 40m. Pinmar has also undertaken major conversion and new build projects in the USA on yachts up to 90m.

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