Norbert Leifeld COO Bavaria Yachts

Norbert Leifeld COO Bavaria Yachts

New COO expands management of Bavaria Yachts

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17/03/2023 - 13:38

On April 1st, 2023, Norbert Leifeld will join Bavaria Yachts as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

As COO, he will be responsible for product development and operations and form, as the second managing director, the Management Board together with Marc Diening, the Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Bavaria Yachys.

Mr. Norbert Leifeld has worked as a management consultant for leading OEMs in the automotive, yacht and RV industries for the past 15 years.

In addition to his operational responsibilities, he has achieved particular success in project management, product development and organizational development.

Norbert Leifeld
Norbert Leifeld

"With the appointment, we want to continue the successful development of Bavaria and support it with additional management capacity," emphasizes Karl-J. Kraus, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Bavaria Yachts.

"Norbert Leifeld has had a very successful relationship with Bavaria Yachts and the yachting industry for many years. We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Norbert Leifeld on board Bavaria Yachts" says Marc Diening, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Bavaria Yachts.

Bavaria Yachts has been known as an innovative manufacturer of high-quality sailing yachts and motor yachts - Made in Germany - for 45 years. More than 600 yachts in the range from 29 to 57 feet leave the 200,000 m² shipyard near Wuerzburg, Germany every year. More than 41,000 Bavarias from Giebelstadt provide unique moments on the water for generations of water sports enthusiasts worldwide.

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