Please select your home edition
Edition
Sea Sure 2021 - Blakes Toilets - LEADERBOARD

Martin Schemkes takes the helm of the DELPHIA brand

by Groupe Beneteau 30 Mar 2021 01:40 PDT
Martin Schemkes, DELPHIA Brand Director © Groupe Beneteau

Groupe Beneteau is announcing today that Martin Schemkes has been appointed Brand Director of DELPHIA.

Previously in charge of sales management for the JEANNEAU and PRESTIGE brands in Central and Northern Europe, Martin Schemkes joined the Groupe Beneteau in 2000. Over the past 20 years, he has effectively developed the Central and North European markets and managed both sales and marketing for JEANNEAU powerboats and sailboats, as well as PRESTIGE motoryachts.

Prior to joining Groupe Beneteau, Martin Schemkes held various sales and marketing positions in the marine industry for boat and engine manufacturers. A Dutch national, Martin is a marine engineer with marketing training. He speaks English, German and French.

"DELPHIA boats are a true escape to your home on the water with reduced environmental impact thanks to its specific equipment and the use of electric propulsion" explains Martin Schemkes.

Acquired in 2018 by Groupe Beneteau, the DELPHIA brand will address the inland navigation segment with an offer of electric boats. A connoisseur of this type of navigation, for several months already Martin has been enthusiastically participating in the development of this new brand and its first models to explore nature in a sustainable way.

Related Articles

Groupe Beneteau Q1 business and outlook for 2022
Boat and leisure home markets performing well Groupe Beneteau recorded strong demand across both of its markets, with 2022 first-quarter revenues of €317m, up 10.6% based on reported data (+8.9% at constant exchange rates). Posted on 12 May
Groupe Beneteau 2021 Earnings: Strong growth
Income from ordinary operations higher than the pre-Covid level from 2019 2021 earnings: strong growth in revenues, income from ordinary operations and cash. Trend for robust growth expected to continue in 2022. Posted on 18 Mar
Groupe Beneteau acquires Starfisher shipyard
Strengthening its production capacity with the Portuguese shipyard Groupe Beneteau has announced the acquisition of STARFISHER, which has become GB PORTUGAL, thereby strengthening its production capacity for 25 to 35-foot powerboats by establishing itself in Portugal. Posted on 21 Oct 2021
Horizon 2021 for Groupe Beneteau Powerboats
SeanApps connected boat solution revealed, going electric, and new mono and multihull models! On the top of the innovations and game-changing solutions introduced during the presentation, Gianguido Girotti, Deputy CEO in charge of the Brand & Product Strategy, revealed the SeanApps connected boat solution. Posted on 11 Sep 2021
Sailing Horizon for Groupe Beneteau
SEANAPPS connected boat solution revealed, and going electric... Groupe Beneteau charters its course to develop new boating experiences. In Cannes, Groupe Beneteau dedicated a unique gathering night with its international community to announce major transformations in a world in constant evolution. Posted on 11 Sep 2021
Groupe Beneteau: 2021 guidance upwards
Acceleration of order book growth to €1,800m (+55%) at end-June Thanks to the positive trends for the boat and outdoor accommodation markets, and the performance of its two divisions, Groupe Beneteau is once again raising its full-year revenue and income from ordinary operations guidance for 2021. Posted on 29 Jul 2021
2019-20 earnings and FY 2021 growth forecast
Groupé Beneteau operating income resilient and significant improvement in cash position Following a year marked by the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, Groupe Beneteau is moving forward in 2021 with a robust financial position and is seeing the first benefits of the Let's Go Beyond! plan's rollout. Posted on 18 Mar 2021
2019-20 16-month revenues
Better end to the year than forecast. 2019-20 revenues: better end to the year than forecast thanks in particular to strong demand for outboard boats in line with current boating trends. Posted on 26 Feb 2021
Production activities gradually starting up again
After the cyberattack on Groupe Beneteau on February 19 One week after the cyberattack on Groupe Beneteau on February 19, the joint efforts by its in-house teams and external IT experts make it possible to envisage gradually starting up production activities again at certain plants from Friday February 26. Posted on 26 Feb 2021
Group Beneteau: Appointments for the US brands
Nick Harvey and Andy Lindsay have been appointed to take on new roles Groupe Beneteau is announcing today that Nick Harvey and Andy Lindsay have been appointed to take on new roles with the Group's US brands. Posted on 31 Oct 2020
RS Sailing 2021 - FOOTERMarine Resources 2022 - FOOTERNorth Sails 2021 Innovation - FOOTER