Highfield Boats names Christophe Lavigne President of Highfield USA

Christophe Lavigne

May 23, 2022

Highfield Boats, the world’s #1 manufacturer of aluminum-hull rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) and a global leader in its market segment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christophe Lavigne as president of Highfield USA.

With over 25 years of experience in the boating industry, Lavigne has led several U.S. brands and also has worked for global leaders in the U.S., Europe and Canada.

“Highfield’s plan is to accelerate its international development. We are very pleased to welcome Christophe in our executive team. His international experience, engineering, operations and management skills combined with a strong culture fit will greatly contribute to fulfill Highfield’s ambitious vision and expansion plans,” said Julien Carussi, CEO of Highfield Boats.

“Joining the Highfield team is an exciting endeavor. With a strong commitment to develop the brand and our operations in North America, I look forward to working with dealers and partners, and many actors of our industry,” Lavigne said. “I am also thrilled to be part of the ever-growing Highfield family of owners.”

“We are confident Christophe will bring passion and expertise to Highfield, and I wish him and the U.S. team great success,” Carussi said.

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