Gulf Craft appoints new CEO

by Yachts Croatia

The group strengthens their team for growth

Gulf Craft has appointed Gregory Yeakle to be their new Chief Executive Officer. One of the world’s largest luxury ship builders, Gulf Craft is based in the United Arab Emirates. The group has grown into a leading global business over the course of the past 37 years. He succeeds Erwin Bamps who held the position for the past 4 years and has now moved on to a new role as advisor to the board for international matters. Before joining Gulf Craft, Gregory Yeakle was the head of Operations for Cornerstone Management Consulting where he and his team worked with the Gulf Craft group. According to the group’s Chairman, Mohammed Al Shaali, ‘This experience has helped to ensure a smooth leadership transition.’ Mr. Yeakle states that, ‘These are challenging yet exciting times for the industry. Innovation and technology are combining to provide amazing new products and services possible for Gulf Craft. As a lifelong boating enthusiast, I am delighted to have the opportunity lead Gulf Craft into the next phase of its global expansion’.

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