Riviera owner on building an iconic Australian brand

Rodney Longhurst

The revived fortunes of the southeast Queensland boatbuilder is one of the greatest corporate turnarounds in Australia

When Rodney Longhurst purchased a struggling Riviera Yachts in March 2012, he had one goal and that was to make it a world leader in its sector – a task he has certainly achieved. IBI spoke with him following the recent Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) to learn a bit more about why this Australian brand has been so successful.

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