Carl F. Bucherer Swiss Watches, together with Robb Report Magazine, sponsors the International Superyacht Society (ISS) 23rd annual award for Design and Leadership at the Design Center of the Americas (DCOTA) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Each year ISS presents its esteemed peer-reviewed Design and Leadership Awards, which recognize individuals and companies for their expertise, leadership and dedication to raising the standards of design, construction, maintenance, repair and operation of large yachts.
Winner of the 2013 award is, Giancarlo Ragnetti, CEO of the Perini Navi Group from Viareggio, Italy. Ragnetti is one of the most renowned figures in the superyacht industry. In total he has led Perini Navi through the construction of more than 55 yachts, including the resounding success of the 7-boat 46/48-meter series in the 1990s.
This year, President of Carl F. Bucherer North America, Ron Stoll and David Arnold, Publisher of Robb Report Magazine, presented the award to Giancarlo and In addition to the award Mr. Ragnetti was also presented with a stainless steel Patravi Calendar timepiece and commended for his achievements.