BY APB STAFF on 21 Mar 2022

The dealer's founder and CEO, Olivier Besson, will continue to run the business

Franklin Heng, Chairman of Asia Yachting Limited, is stepping down after eight years in the role.

The news is effective as of March 20, 2022. The business will continue to run as usual under the leadership of the founder and CEO, Olivier Besson.

Olivier says: “Franklin has led Asia Yachting through eight years of transformation. Under his leadership, Asia Yachting has made significant progress on building yacht brands with client satisfaction and setting up well-organized premium yacht management services. I would like to express my gratitude for his contributions over these years, and I have full confidence that our team and myself will continue the success by constantly raising our bar with innovation and foresight.”

Franklin said, “It has been a privilege to lead the highly professional, loyal and dedicated Asia Yachting team during the past eight years, and I am proud of what we have achieved during this turnaround period. Through a lot of hard work, Asia Yachting is now one of the largest luxury yacht dealers in Hong Kong with a presence throughout Asia, it is now the right time for me to move on and devote more time to my family.”