Wider Group

Marcello Maggi - President

Marcello Maggi


Marcello Maggi started his career at CRN in 1986 and, after few years, he became Sales & Marketing Manager. In his position​, he helped to facilitate the merger of the shipyard with Ferretti Group, as well as its successful IPO later on.
He was one of the founders of ISA Yachts in 2001, which became as one of the world's top players in the yachting industry, and reached an international reputation with dozens of world renowned yachts being built. He decided to leave the Company and sell his shares in 2013, and he founded MMYB (Marcello Maggi Yachting Boutique), a Monaco-based consultancy assisting clients in every aspect related to yachting.
In 2019 he acquired 100% share capital of WIDER with the vision of expanding the Company and the focus of building electric and hybrid yachts and passenger units.
As of today, Marcello is one of the Founders, Shareholder and President of W-Fin Sarl, the holding Company that owns 100% of Wider equity.

Fabio Fraternale
  • He served as CEO of Pershing starting in 1996.
  • He helped to facilitate the merger with the Ferretti Group and the subsequent successful IPO.
  • He led the acquisition of Itama Yachts (well known Italian yachting brand) in 2005.
  • The company grew up from € 15 m to € 200 m in revenues under his leadership in 12 years.
Luciano Cardini
  • Worked in the engineering department in a yachting refit company where he gained a lot of experience and skills.
  • For Wider, he led the important project of the “serial hybrid propulsion system” to its completion.
  • He managed the whole project, including key internal and external stakeholders as well as strategic suppliers.
Maurizio Magri
  • He started his career in the yacht industry and held many top management positions.
  • He has been Associated with globally renowned shipyards specialized in aluminium/ steel and GRP construction of S/Y from 25m to 65m: CBI NAVI, Admiral, Tecnomar and Mangusta.
  • He has got extensive experience in building yachts.
Michele Lubrano Lobianco
  • He served as naval engineer at Rodriquez Yachts.
  • He worked as project manager at Ferretti Group.
  • He moved to Peter Lowe Design in Sydney and later to Francesco Paszkowski Design in Florence where he acquired deep skills in yacht design.
  • He served as Dominator Yachts and as of now Head of Wider Centro Stile.