Knight & Carver YachtCenter has promoted Giovanni LoCoco to the newly created position of Vice President/Operations. The announcement was made by Sampson A. Brown, the boat-building company’s president/chief executive officer.
LoCoco, who has been with Knight & Carver for 19 years, now oversees all three divisions – new-vessel construction
, vessel repair
/refits/repowers and wind-turbine blade manufacture and repair. A native San Diegan, Mr. LoCoco joined Knight & Carver as a carpenter in 1984. He has expertise in virtually every department of the company, including all phases of boat building, along with engineering, sales, marketing and business development.
Most recently, LoCoco served in the dual roles of Director of Business Development and Business Engagement, fulfilling one of the company’s most vital capacities.
In addition, Knight & Carver announced that its satellite sales office in San Diego’s Shelter Island has moved to larger quarters. Katherine (Kate) O’Neill, the company’s sales consultant, currently shares the 1,500-square-foot space with Michael Selter, owner/broker of American Yacht & Ship Sales.