General Manager - ART Marine Marinas Division (Ghantoot Marina Management company)
Bruno Meier, is the General Manager of ART Marine’s Marina Division; before, he was the Director of Marine Operations, and was responsible for the group’s yacht charter, water sports and marina development in the Middle East. Bruno studied Biology and also graduated from the Faculty of Economy and Social Sciences at Geneva University. He started his career in 1986 as captain on charter yachts and, in 1992, he became General Manager of Sunsail International in Turkey and managed a fleet of 120 charter yachts, a 200-vessel boatyard, and 5 holiday resorts specialized in water sports. In 2001, Bruno joined Camper & Nicholson as General Manager of Port Gocek, one of the most prestigious marinas in the Mediterranean, and in 2003 he joined the famous marina resort of Port Bodrum as General Manager. Bruno lives and works in the UAE since January 2006 and was initially recruited by Island Global Yachting to become Regional Operation Manager. Bruno has in-depth experience in yacht charter, fleet management, water sports, boatyard operations, marina management and waterfront development, and is a Certified Marina Manager. Bruno is also a skilled scuba diver and sailor; he launched many regatta and nautical events in the East Mediterranean and was Commodore of several Yacht Clubs.