The Azimut Benetti Group has appointed Nicola Pomi as general manager of the Azimut Yachts brand.

Pomi, who takes up his post at Azimut as of September 2021, has previously held a long track record at Volvo Penta. For the past 15 years Pomi has been vice president global business unit marine, developing the marine sector in various global markets and market segments.

“With the arrival of Pomi, Azimut Yachts further strengthens its leadership team, providing an ever better response to the growing dynamism of a market in which innovation, new product development and the production process are the key drivers of competitiveness,” the builder said in a press statement.


As the world’s largest production yacht builder, Azimut has a presence in 80 countries through a network of 136 sales and assistance centres, as well as direct representation and assistance branches in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Fort Lauderdale (USA) and Itajai (Brazil).

The builder will have a strong presence at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival, and will be introducing four world premieres to Le Vieux Port.