Adler Yacht Reshapes Top Management Structure
Management structure reshaped
Adler Yacht appointed Mr. Philipp Pototschnik as new chief executive officer, effective immediately. The new CEO’s key task is to lead the Swiss company’s further development and promote expansion on various regional markets. Philipp Pototschnik takes the helm from Alessandro Barizzi. Philipp Pototschnik has been hired as sales and marketing manager for Adler Yacht in March 2017 and, thanks to his effective performance during last months, he was promoted to the leading role with the company.
Raised in Austria and Italy, Philipp is polyglot with proficiency in six languages, including German, Italian, English, Spanish, French and Russian. He graduated from the Business University of Vienna and undertook studies at Clark University in Warsaw and Lodz in Poland, as well as the London School of Economics in the UK. He has previously worked in the web marketing and development, renewable energy, health and luxury sectors. ‘It is my great honor and pleasure to have Philipp Pototschnik as the new CEO of Adler Yacht. Philipp has shown in the past months great enthusiasm and efforts in getting the best for the company, and moving this forward’, said founder of Adler Yacht Alexander Vagacs. Adler Yacht also continues to gather a strong team of experienced sales and marketing experts. The new manager to join the company is Esmeralda Fernandes De Sá, a highly experienced professional in sales of aircraft and a well-known expert in the luxury market and aviation. Named Adler’s new International Sales and Marketing Director, Mrs. Fernandes De Sá was born in Vienna, Austria. Fluent in several languages, including Portuguese, German, Serbian, Croatian, French, Spanish, she has been working in the aviation industry in Austria since 1989, most recently at Cessna Citation and Embraer.
‘For all the years Mrs. Fernandes De Sá has a very strong connection to all of her clients because of the very strong personal approach. No matter if it is Croatia, Turkey, Spain or Brazil, even Asia – anybody, who meets her, remembers her warmhearted character and positive spirit. That’s why her clients stick to her since many years. We truly think she is capable of bringing our company to a new level’, commented Adler CEO Philipp Pototschnik.