Northrop & Johnson is excited to welcome George Whitehouse to its global team of yachting professionals. As Business Development Director, George will be based at Northrop & Johnson’s global headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
With over 35 years of experience in the superyacht industry, George brings a wealth of invaluable knowledge and expertise to his new role. Throughout his career, George has held diverse positions that have shaped his profound understanding of the industry. From his beginnings as a captain of 50-meter to 73-meter superyachts to his successful tenure as Business Development Director at renowned shipyards, including the full build of Rybovich Marina & Shipyard and Savannah Yacht Center and the re-design of Lauderdale Marine Center, he has consistently demonstrated his commitment to the yachting industry.
George’s introduction to yachting came through his experience delivering yachts from Long Island, New York, to various destinations, such as the Caribbean, The Bahamas and Florida. He shifted to running cruise ships in New York Harbor before entering the world of superyachts. Since then, George’s dedication to yachting has been unwavering, fueling his desire to contribute to industry growth and development.
“I am thrilled to join Northrop & Johnson,” said Whitehouse. “With my experience and the exceptional team at N&J, we will unlock the full potential of our organization and elevate the positioning of big boats in the market.”
As the new Business Development Director at Northrop & Johnson, George will collaborate with all of Northrop & Johnson’s Commercial Divisions to drive business and focus on delivering outstanding results for our clients while leveraging his expertise in handling large vessels and optimizing operational processes.
“Having George join the Northrop & Johnson team is an exciting moment for us. His wealth of experience and expertise in the superyacht industry will undoubtedly elevate our capabilities and strengthen our position as a leader in the market,” said Daniel Ziriakus, President and COO of Northrop & Johnson.
N&J is thrilled to welcome George to the team. His steadfast commitment and exceptional skill set will undoubtedly make a lasting impact on the superyacht industry.