Patrick Coote appointed Sales and Marketing Director at Blohm&Voss
by Malcolm MacLean
Blohm&Voss Shipyards today announces the appointment of Patrick Coote as Sales & Marketing Director for their superyacht business, effective from October 1st, 2013.
Commenting on his appointment, Patrick said: 'It’s an honour to work for a world-class brand with such an outstanding reputation. There are challenges ahead but I’m confident we can build a great future for the shipyard'. Dr. Herbert Aly, CEO and Managing Partner of Blohm&Voss added, 'Based on Patrick’s significant experience in the yacht business and his outstanding track record, I’m confident he’s perfectly suited to this new role.'
In this new role, Patrick Coote will be responsible for the shipyard’s overall sales and marketing strategy and will oversee the existing team of sales managers. Blohm&Voss has ambitious growth plans and his appointment is aligned with a strategy to raise the profile of the business as well as securing new build contracts for large superyacht projects.
Prior to joining Blohm&Voss, Partick Coote worked as Global Marketing Director at Fraser Yachts with responsibility for the marketing of all the service companies within the Azimut Benetti Group. Aged 41, he is located in Monaco, is married and has one daughter.