CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Richard is a successful British entrepreneur. In 2006 he founded Evolution Gaming, the leading gaming software business, which he subsequently floated on the Swedish Stock Exchange with a Market Cap of £2 Billion. Evolution employs over 5000 people across 10 countries. Richard has been enjoying sailing Oysters for the past 5 years. Richard brings an exciting vision for the future of Oyster Yachts and is committed to Oyster for the Long Term.
Chief Commercial Officer
With a mix of Oyster knowledge and business, Paul brings a unique combination of skills to our team in the areas of sales, marketing & outstanding customer service. A former professional sailor, Paul has a wealth of Oyster yachting knowledge both as a skipper and a consultant for Oyster owners. He has been the client representative during the build of various Oysters, including Oyster 885-01 which he skippered in the inaugural Oyster World Rally. He also consults and advises private clients on Super Yacht acquisitions along with yacht management.
The leadership skills that Paul developed whilst managing yachts and consulting led him into the business world. Previously Paul has worked with business leaders and sales teams to fulfil their potential by either keynote speaking or by developing in-house cultural change and performance programmes. Pauls brings an abundance of energy, passion and enthusiasm to the team and is dedicated to rebuilding Oyster for the long term.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Kim led a senior management team at Sunseeker and was a senior member of PwC’s in-house turnaround team. As part of the executive leadership team, he helped transform Sunseeker from an EBITDA loss making position back to profit over 24 months. Kim led the manufacturing introduction of 5 major new products including the highly successful Manhattan 52, the Manhattan 66 (again a resounding success), the revised Predator 57 fast yacht, the 76 yacht and the flagship 131 Superyacht. In addition to his recent Sunseeker role, Kim has held business development roles in professional services, building market facing propositions and selling new business. Prior to this, he held divisional P&L responsibility at both Xerox (reprographics) and Philips (business products) leading sales, marketing, product management and manufacturing functions within product divisions under his span of control. Kim is also a chartered engineer and accomplished sailor and loves the Oyster Brand.
Chief Financial Officer
Becky has advised a number of companies on the South Coast across a range of transactions, as part of PwC's Deals team, working with family businesses through to FTSE listed companies. She has worked with many manufacturing operations and her experience with yacht builders includes leading reviews of Sunseeker and Palmer Johnson, as well as assisting the RNLI. She is a chartered accountant, based in Southampton and loves sailing.