Northrop & Johnson has announced the appointment of Geraldine Gitsham as a charter manager in Burleigh Heads, Australia.

Gitsham joins the team with more than eight years of charter management experience, representing both motor and sailing yachts around the world.

She got her start in the yachting industry as a crewmember and spent 10 years working and cruising the globe as a chief stewardess on charter yachts.

With a detailed focus on luxury brand marketing strategies, Gitsham joins Northrop & Johnson’s Australia office to facilitate the growth of its Australian-Oceania-Pacific charter management fleet.