The Monaco based company Yachting Partners International (YPI) has announced the appointment of Peter Thompson as Managing Partner - Yacht Sales (Global) today, who will now be responsible for building up the sales department in Monaco and globally.
Director at YPI Abdullah Nahar commented, “We are truly excited to welcome Peter as Managing Partner – Yacht Sales to YPI. Peter brings to the team an incredible wealth of experience of both market and technical prowess, and he instantly understood our ambition for the business and superyacht industry. Peter’s vision will see us continue to build a world-leading, global sales team that consistently defies the boundaries of the yachting industry.”
Prior to this appointment, Peter held the position of New Build Director at Ocean Independence and through his work as a broker, sold over 50 yachts mostly in the 45-metre-plus segment. His career in the industry spans through four decades with various roles including yacht sales, corporate management and superyacht captaincy.
Peter Thompson added, “It’s an exciting time to be joining the YPI team. The company combines a much-loved heritage with a new focus on industry collaborations and partnerships which is where my expertise lies. Abdullah and the team have impressive growth ambitions and I’m excited to see what we can accomplish together.”
Peter has also worked with Thompson, Westwood & White Yachts, a Monaco based yachting house that he had co-founded in 2016. During his tenure with them, the business grew significantly thanks to his impressive sales record, including the sale of 72.6-metre Honor (now Quantum of Solace), 69.2-metre Spectre, 65-metre Double Down and 52.2-metre Aura (now DB9).