Najad AB appoints new CEO
Jorgen Ottosson will now take over as CEO after Stefan Berne at Najad AB, one of the world’s leading yacht shipyards with over 2000 boats produced since its inception in 1971, focusing on sailboats in the segment 40-60 feet for an international market.
Jorgen Ottosson, mechanical engineer from KTH in Stockholm, has for the past 15 years been working internationally in areas of management, production and marketing, and most recently, he served the role as Executive Director of Brammer Group Sweden.
– ” I´m looking forward to leading Najad with its amazing history of boatbuilding into the future,” says Jörgen Ottosson. Not least given that we have a strong and long-term owner in combination with a professional board. I really look forward to manage Najad’s proud tradition of being one of the boating world’s strongest brands, says Jörgen.
Najad have a financially strong owner in Hakan Eksandh, with his company Hexiron AB. As Jorgen Ottosson, Håkan has experience and a great passion for sailing.
– I feel very good about this solution, says Håkan Eksandh. The Board and I have been looking for a person who has experience in building and developing companies. It will require new business models to meet the demands on boat ownerships in the future. I am convinced that Najad will succeed in this, thanks to Jorgen now becomes CEO.
Najad has evolved over the last two years and among other things has formulated a new brand platform, now continuing to review the service and model program for the boats.
For inquiries, please contact:
Hakan Eksandh, owner and chairman of Najad AB
Direct dial: + 46 70 819 75 50