Hans Viggaard CEO of X-Yachts since 1st September 2012 - and before that a member of the supervisory board of X-Yachts for 3 years. Has a long-term background within the Danfoss Group and is an enthusiastic and keen sailor.
Qualified engineer and co-ordinator of large yachts. He advises clients and dealers worldwide. German Champion in his previous X-35 and X-Yachts’ class rules specialist. Now, Torsten is the owner of an Xp 38.
Povl Christiansen In charge of order handling and yacht specifications. Has worked at X-Yachts since 1986. He is a specialist in boat equipment and a keen cruising and racing sailor. Email »
Marianne Toft Hansen Has worked at X-Yachts since 1995 as a secretary and translator. Handles X-Yachts’ international correspondence and is an assistant to Lars Jeppesen and Birger Hansen. Email »
Christian Due Hammershøy Key Account Manager responsible for new markets and new and pre-owned sales in Denmark. Has a solid background within boat building and is an experienced sales coordinator with knowledge of all marketing processes. Email »
Morten Nielsen Warranty Manager. Has a technical education and many years of experience working with boats. Being the responsible of warranty management. Morten is an experienced sailor. Email »
Niels Ebbesen Service Manager. Taking care of winter service, after sales repairs, extra equipment assembly, damage repair. Has worked with X-Yachts for more than 30 years. Email »
World class sailor with many championships in his name. He has worked at X-Yachts since 1992. Qualified electrician and head of quality control. Enjoys racing as well as family cruising.
Electrical engineer with more than 20 years experience in electrical and electronic customer support. He is a passionate cruiser. Email »
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT / IT AND MASTERDATA
Supply Chain Manager. John has many years of experience in the boat industry and a detailed knowledge of construction of boats in general. Email »
Kenneth K. Kristensen Supply Chain Controller. Support to and controlling of the business activities as well as master data. Email »
Jens-Martin Schwer Purchaser and experienced within supplier management and international purchasing of boat parts. Email »
Lasse P. Schmidt Logistics and production coordinator with a broad knowledge of all steps in the production process. He is an important link from the stage of design to the finished X-Yacht. Email »
John B. Petersen Has a solid background within supply chain management where he maintains X-Yachts master data. Is an experienced sailor. Email »
Lis Schmidt Responsible for purchasing and order handling. Lis has a broad knowledge in the sailing industry and has been working in this line of business during the past 25 years. Email »
Britta Davids Birkebæk
In close co-operation with the SCM team, Britta is responsible for the IT and Masterdata of X-Yachts. Britta is an educated engineer and has a long experience in the yachting industry. Is a cruising and racing sailor. Email »
Stock Manager at X-Yachts with a solid background in the yachting industry. Ramesh is educated as a carpenter - and as a composite- and plastmaker. Email »
Robert Hanisz Purchase & Special Projects Manager. Strengthening our supplier and subcontractor network in Poland and Eastern Europe. Email »
IT AND MASTERDATA
Has worked at X-Yachts since 1986. Qualified boat builder, now in charge of the computer hardware network and Xtranet.
Knud Erik Hansen Has a central position in development. In charge of development projects - planning, tooling and composite. Cruising sailor in his X-412. Email »
Bjarne Christensen Team leader of interior design. Has worked at X-Yachts since 1989. He is an experienced interior architect, drawing accommodation and deck layouts, and takes part in planning design activities. Racing sailor. Email »
Niels Ditmar Has worked at X-Yachts’ design office since 1987. He is a naval architect, working with yacht development and structural design. Exceptional world class racing sailor, as well as family cruiser in his Xc 42. Email »
Søren Thystrup Educated naval architect. Is working with yacht development, structure and strength. Racing sailor. Email »
Tim Smyth Naval architect and designer educated at Southampton Solent University. He is involved in all aspects of yacht development. An experienced dinghy sailor and keen windsurfer. Email »
Kristian Arens Industrial designer from Brunel University. Works on new yacht development, accommodation and deck design. A keen racing yachtsman, and accomplished dinghy sailor.