Hill Robinson has appointed Franc Jansen as director of Hill Robinson Yacht Management.
Jansen, who is based at the Antibes offices, comes from YPI where he was a group director and led the yacht management department for seven years. He is also an active member of the MYBA yacht management committee where he has been involved with new regulations for yachts.
Franc will oversee yacht management alongside managing directors Niall Robinson and Nick Hill. ‘We are delighted to have Franc to strengthen our team, he’s an added value to our company,’ says Hill.
Jansen brings a wealth of experience from his background in commercial shipping and he holds qualifications both as a navigation officer and as an engineer.
After his seagoing career he worked for London-based shipping companies managing commercial ships. During this time Franc was involved in numerous new build projects and repairs across the globe.