Northrop & Johnson has appointed Michael Payne as its managing director for Europe.
Payne is a seasoned sales broker with more than 30 years of yacht brokerage experience. He joins the company from Camper & Nicholsons, where he served as CEO based at the Monaco office.
During his time at Camper & Nicholsons, Payne sold in excess of 200 yachts and had a hand in numerous new construction projects.
"We are delighted to welcome Michael to our international team," says Northrop & Johnson COO Daniel Ziriakus. "Michael comes to us with an exceptional amount of yachting industry experience, a stellar sales record and a reputation as a trustworthy yacht broker and industry professional.”
Payne will make his Northrop & Johnson debut at the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show, which opens on Wednesday.