fbpx

X-Yachts Headquarter, key staff

The Board

Ib Kunøe

Ib Kunøe

Majority shareholder of X-Yachts & Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Owner and Chairman on the board of a number of companies e.g. Atea and Colombus Partner International A/S. Very passionate and experienced offshore racing and cruising sailor, now enjoys cruising on his new X4³.

Kræn Nielsen

Kræn Nielsen

CEO and Sales & Marketing Director

Kræn was previously the CEO of Kompan Denmark and Norway. Kræn has a commercial background and experience with production and optimization of production – and is furthermore a very experienced and competent sailor.

Email

Design & Engineering

Thomas Mielec

Thomas Mielec

Director of Design & Engineering

Email

Niels Jeppesen

Niels Jeppesen

Chief Designer / Founder

Founder of X-Yachts with brother Lars and friend Birger Hansen in 1979. Works closely together with the design & engineering team in Denmark. Niels is an experienced racing and cruising sailor.

Email

Sales

Torsten Bastiansen

Torsten Bastiansen

Export Sales & Project Coordinator

Qualified engineer and co-ordinator of large yachts. He advises clients and dealers worldwide. German Champion in his previous X-35 and X-Yachts’ class rules specialist. Now, Torsten is the owner of an Xp 38.

Email

Birger Hansen

Birger Hansen

Sales of pre-owned boats

Highly experienced cruising sailor and one of the original founders of X-Yachts

Email

Kristjan Pigsborg Kristjansen

Kristjan Pigsborg Kristjansen

Nordic and International Sales

Kristjan is responsible for Nordic and International Sales and competently advises clients and dealers. Kristjan brings experience from Harmony Yachts whom he has previously successfully represented, and is also a keen cruising and racing sailor. Since 2015, Kristjan has been working in X-Yachts.

Email

Production

Peter Rødbro

Peter Rødbro

Operations Director

Email

Technical, Warranty & Service

Henning Uldall

Henning Uldall

Warranty Manager

Responsible of warranty management.

Email

Dan Pedersen

Dan Pedersen

Quality Control

World class sailor with many championships in his name. He has worked at X-Yachts since 1992. Qualified electrician and head of quality control. Enjoys racing as well as family cruising.

Email

Flemming Nielsen

Flemming Nielsen

Spare parts & After sales

Flemming Nielsen has been employed in X-Yachts since 1986 and knows all there is worth knowing about spare parts and current and previous X models.
If you need proper service finding the exact spare part for your boat, Flemming is the perfect guy to contact.

Email

Purchasing

Lars Legarth

Lars Legarth

Head of Purchase & Logistics

Lars has many years of experience in the boat industry and a detailed knowledge of construction of boats in general.

Email

Finance

Inger Borregaard Barsballe

Inger Borregaard Barsballe

Head of Finance

Inger is the head of the financial department. Inger is an educated accountant with many years of experience field. With her sailing experience not reaching too far beyond owning half a small motorboat and kayaking in Greenland.

Email