Simeon took over as CEO of the DGR Group of companies from his father André in 2019. Simeon is a qualified engineer, business administrator and professional sportsman, who leads the DGR Group of companies with his trademark infectious enthusiasm in a professional and energetic manner. From his prestigious career in professional sailing, he has distinguished himself as a founder and skipper of international sailing campaigns, successfully representing his stakeholders and their investments. His talents lie in the formation, management and support of diverse teams to attain exceptional results. His passion for the marine industry and the international shipbuilding market started at an
early age with family discussions around the kitchen table. This made for a seamless transition from a career in professional sailing to taking the helm of the DGR family business.