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Lovingly referred to as the "mini UN" - the Hudson Yacht Group team is as diverse as it is dynamic. With project managers, naval architects, boat builders, engineers and sales & marketing professionals from around the world. We are a cohesive team who work towards a common goal: producing the world's best boats for the world's happiest clients.


LEADERSHIP

Hudson Yacht Group is lead by company founder and CEO Hudson Wang and President Chris Doscher.

  HUDSON WANG  - COMPANY FOUNDER Hudson founded Hudson Yacht Group in 2009. Already an experienced and successful manufacturer and entrepreneur, he turned his business skills toward his passion for boats. With partnerships in world-renowned brands, Wang directs all production and sales phases of the world's finest yachts for both Asian and global markets.

HUDSON WANG - COMPANY FOUNDER
Hudson founded Hudson Yacht Group in 2009. Already an experienced and successful manufacturer and entrepreneur, he turned his business skills toward his passion for boats. With partnerships in world-renowned brands, Wang directs all production and sales phases of the world's finest yachts for both Asian and global markets.

  CHRIS DOSCHER  - PRESIDENT Chris started his own private jet charter company in 1986 and grew it to over 400 employees and with a fleet of 40 jets worldwide. After selling the company in 2000 he successfully campaigned his Farr 40 for 4 years, claiming gold multiple times including SORC. In 2018 he joined Hudson Yacht Group and bringing a wealth of industry knowledge and sales experience to the table, making him an invaluable member of the HYG team.

CHRIS DOSCHER - PRESIDENT
Chris started his own private jet charter company in 1986 and grew it to over 400 employees and with a fleet of 40 jets worldwide. After selling the company in 2000 he successfully campaigned his Farr 40 for 4 years, claiming gold multiple times including SORC. In 2018 he joined Hudson Yacht Group and bringing a wealth of industry knowledge and sales experience to the table, making him an invaluable member of the HYG team.


PROJECT MANAGEMENT

HYG’s project management team is dedicated to ensuring each of our project's complete success, from the early stages of design through delivery and beyond. The team works closely with our owners and their representatives to ensure their every desire is carefully considered and implemented.

  Emma Chen  - PROJECT COORDINATOR Emma graduated from Fujian Normal University in 2007 and received her second bachelor's degree from Jimei University in 2016. She joined HYG in 2010, where she worked as an account executive for the Pearl 75 motor yacht project. She was promoted to project coordinator soon after. She is now assigned to HH55 division where she works on customer servicing and project coordination.

Emma Chen - PROJECT COORDINATOR
Emma graduated from Fujian Normal University in 2007 and received her second bachelor's degree from Jimei University in 2016. She joined HYG in 2010, where she worked as an account executive for the Pearl 75 motor yacht project. She was promoted to project coordinator soon after. She is now assigned to HH55 division where she works on customer servicing and project coordination.

  Thomas Jonsson  - PROJECT MANAGER Thomas brings nearly 30 years of industry experience to his position as HH55 Project Manager. His career spanns the globe and includs a multitude of roles including captain, engineer, owner's rep and project manager. He's worked on extensive projects, including the refits of the Tango 60, "Martha Mercedes" and the super yacht "Mari Cha III", and three semi-custom new builds of luxury yachts ranging from 60 to 100 feet. Tom also acts as commissioning skipper, delivery and warranty service.

Thomas Jonsson - PROJECT MANAGER
Thomas brings nearly 30 years of industry experience to his position as HH55 Project Manager. His career spanns the globe and includs a multitude of roles including captain, engineer, owner's rep and project manager. He's worked on extensive projects, including the refits of the Tango 60, "Martha Mercedes" and the super yacht "Mari Cha III", and three semi-custom new builds of luxury yachts ranging from 60 to 100 feet. Tom also acts as commissioning skipper, delivery and warranty service.

  Jade Wang  - CUSTOMER LIASON After graduating from the School of Management at the University of Ottawa, Canada in 2009, Jade began a career in sales, marketing and customer service involving manufacturing both in Asia and Europe. She joined HYG in 2013 and has helped to orchestrate the growth of the company with a focus on customer care.

Jade Wang - CUSTOMER LIASON
After graduating from the School of Management at the University of Ottawa, Canada in 2009, Jade began a career in sales, marketing and customer service involving manufacturing both in Asia and Europe. She joined HYG in 2013 and has helped to orchestrate the growth of the company with a focus on customer care.


DESIGN AND ENGINEERING

Headed by James Hakes, Warren Muir and James Juan, HYG’s design and engineering team is one of the world’s largest luxury yacht development teams. The team takes great pride in its work and in its ability to operate seamlessly in two languages and cultures. The design and engineering professionals at HYG know the importance of clear, concise drawings that are clearly understood on the shop floor and beyond.

  Taka Wung  - ENGINEERING MANAGER

Taka Wung - ENGINEERING MANAGER

  James Hakes  - PROJECT MANAGER  James has been involved in the marine industry his entire life. A keen sailor and with a Degree in Naval Architecture, James works in our Engineering office making sure the boats are built to Morelli Melvin standards and requirements and that the custom variations are correctly designed and built.

James Hakes - PROJECT MANAGER

James has been involved in the marine industry his entire life. A keen sailor and with a Degree in Naval Architecture, James works in our Engineering office making sure the boats are built to Morelli Melvin standards and requirements and that the custom variations are correctly designed and built.

  James Juan  - DESIGN MANAGER  Aka "JJ" cut his teeth in the boating industry whilst working as an engineer for Jade Yachts under the mentorship of Jim Normy from McIvor&Team. He gained further experience at Tayana Yachts where, as project manager he oversaw engineering and system design and customer liaising before joining the HH Catamaran team in 2016.

James Juan - DESIGN MANAGER

Aka "JJ" cut his teeth in the boating industry whilst working as an engineer for Jade Yachts under the mentorship of Jim Normy from McIvor&Team. He gained further experience at Tayana Yachts where, as project manager he oversaw engineering and system design and customer liaising before joining the HH Catamaran team in 2016.


BOATBUILDING

HYG has assembled a team of seasoned professionals from around the globe to build create a talented team of project managers and craftsmen. Hailing from four continents, and led by veteran boatbuilder Riccardo Marton, the production team members are fully dedicated to building yachts with professionalism and integrity. Every step of the process is carefully managed and communicated by our excellent project management team. Processes and details are checked and rechecked to insure HYG’s highest standards are maintained

  Riccardo Marton  - MECHANICAL MANAGER  Riccardo joined the HYM team in 2012 after a successful 12 year boat building stint in South Africa. Ricardo was the mechanical systems manager on the Gunboat 60 projects and now oversees all mechanical operations for the HH line.

Riccardo Marton - MECHANICAL MANAGER

Riccardo joined the HYM team in 2012 after a successful 12 year boat building stint in South Africa. Ricardo was the mechanical systems manager on the Gunboat 60 projects and now oversees all mechanical operations for the HH line.

  Paul Smith  - PAINT MANAGER  Paul has worked as paint manager at HYG since 2011. Previously he worked on projects that included the Gunboat 60 and the HH42.

Paul Smith - PAINT MANAGER

Paul has worked as paint manager at HYG since 2011. Previously he worked on projects that included the Gunboat 60 and the HH42.

  Yuchen Chen  - BOAT BUILDING MANAGER Yuchun joined HYM in 2010 as the Gunboat 60 Engineering Manager. In 2012 he took over as Production Manager on the Gunboat 60 line. Yuchun now manages production of the HH line.

Yuchen Chen - BOAT BUILDING MANAGER
Yuchun joined HYM in 2010 as the Gunboat 60 Engineering Manager. In 2012 he took over as Production Manager on the Gunboat 60 line. Yuchun now manages production of the HH line.


SALES AND MARKETING

The HYG Sales and Marketing team is another truly international force. Marketing and PR specialists from Taiwan, China, the UK and the US, as well as a strong network of brokers worldwide, round out the team. Our knowledgeable, experienced team is driven to always put the needs of our customers first - ensuring that your buying and ownership experience with HYG is straight forward, fun and stress free.


INTERNATIONAL SERVICE

HYG's team of international service professionals are available around the globe, around the clock. The Service Worldwide Anytime Team (SWAT) is comprised of Captain Chris Bailet, Captain Thomas Jonnson, boatbuilder extraordinaire Riccardo Marton, electrician Carlos Van Camp, and customer service/concierge Lauren Battaile. Any member of this at-large team can be deployed at a moment's notice to assist our clients anywhere in the world.

  Chris Bailet  - COMMISSIONING SKIPPER

Chris Bailet - COMMISSIONING SKIPPER

  Lauren Battaile  - PR / CONCIERGE

Lauren Battaile - PR / CONCIERGE