Former Oyster Yachts’ Executive Chairman, Ashley Highfield has now been appointed as CEO. Richard Hadida, owner of Oyster Yachts said, “Ashley and I have been closely working together on the successful turnaround of Oyster and growth of its topline revenues and brand…..Ashley has a deep understanding of our goals as a business, and I am truly delighted that he has accepted the role of Chief Executive Officer.”
Oyster Yachts is now in a great position to capitalise on the considerable investment made by Richard Hadida. The Oyster 495 recently won the prestigious European Yacht of the Year Award and has a strong order book and full build bays into 2025.
“It has been an honour for me to serve as Chair of this great British company for the past five years…. as its new CEO, I look forward to working with our impressive leadership team and our 600-strong highly skilled and talented workforce based in Southampton, Norfolk, Palma, and the US. We have a very clear vision for Oyster, and will continue to deliver the very best British-built, luxury cruising yachts in the world while ensuring that we run a sustainable and profitable business.” comments Highfield.