The President of the Italian marine trade Association UCINA , Carla Demaria (Carla Demaria) resigned as Executive Director of Monte Carlo Yachts because of disagreements with the upper management of the parent French company Groupe Beneteau. During a meeting of the Board of Directors, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Beneteau Yves Lyon-Caen (Yves Lyon-Caen) took her the powers of the Director of the Italian shipyard.
During the meeting, Demaria openly accused the colleagues from Beneteau in “misconduct” in relation to subsidized their Italian Monte Carlo Yachts, the abuse of a controlling stake in the company, and the deliberate lowering of cost.
According to Demaria it puts an end to the future of her company, and therefore is at odds with the interests of Monte Carlo Yachts, the company’s shareholders, its employees and the Italian shipbuilding in General.
“Protection of the main Italian shipyard — the primary and most important task,” says Demaria.
In Beneteau assured that it will fulfill all its obligations to Monte Carlo Yachts, and announced that going to introduce three new models of the Italian shipyard in the upcoming season.
Demaria, and have previously expressed dissatisfaction with managerial decisions, the Lyon-Caen and of the main shareholder and member of the Supervisory Board of Beneteau , Annette Roy (Annette Roux). This time principled stand cost her the position. Now the name of Demaria complement the list of fall of personnel changes in the management of large shipbuilding companies. For example, the new first person now from the British shipyards of Sunseeker and Fairline Yachts.