Groupe Beneteau announces the appointment of Paul Blanc as General Manager of the Jeanneau brand. Under his new role, Paul Blanc will report to Gianguido Girotti, Deputy CEO in charge of Product and Brand Strategy.
Currently Asia Pacific Sales Director for the Jeanneau and Prestige brands and Managing Director of Groupe Beneteau Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong, Paul Blanc will become General Manager of Jeanneau in April 2020.
Aged 39 and graduated from French business school ESSCA, Paul Blanc moved to China in 2001 to study mandarin. After a career start in Beijing in the automotive sector, he decides to combine his passion for boating with his job and joins the Jeanneau and Prestige teams in 2010 as Sales Director for Asia Pacific. Initially based in Shanghai, he established in 2011 the Jeanneau Prestige regional office in Hong Kong and in 2018 was appointed Managing Director of Groupe Beneteau Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong where all brand teams are gathered.