WISTA CONFERENCE SPEAKERS 2017

FUTURE-PROOF MARITIME SOLUTIONS

Thursday 5th of October 2017

Rose Damen

Damen Shipyards Group

"Family values & endless ambitione"

Non-Executive Board Member Damen Shipyards Group, Commercial Director for Amels, Damen SeaXplorer and Damen Yacht Support.

Rose Damen is a Non-Executive Director and shareholder at the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group. The leading builder of workboats and high speed craft worldwide, this year Damen celebrates 90 years since the Damen brothers founded their first shipyard in the Netherlands. Today Damen is a group of 50 companies in 28 countries, and with 9,000 employees. Damen delivers over 200 ships annually from a diverse portfolio of vessels including advanced naval ships and complex offshore construction vessels. Damen stands out for its long-term commitment to maritime innovation and cooperation with partners and independent research organisations.

Before joining Damen Shipyards full-time in 2014, Rose earned an MBA from INSEAD, with a focus on entrepreneurial management and she holds a degree from Erasmus University. Rose also heads Damen’s yachting division – which includes Amels, Damen Yacht Support and SeaXplorer.