NEW YORK, NY.- Sothebys
announced the appointment of Nanne Dekking as Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman, Americas. Nanne joins Sothebys from Wildenstein & Co., one of the foremost art dealers in the world, where he spent the last 11 years of his distinguished career. During this period, Nanne discreetly executed some of the most significant private transitions in the marketplace. Based at Sothebys in New York, Nanne will work closely with senior management on key initiatives, including collaborating with Sothebys global private sale teams in New York, London and Hong Kong, as well as the network of executives responsible for business development and client relationships.
Throughout his career, Nanne has developed outstanding relationships with important collectors and cultural organizations around the world, commented Bruno Vinciguerra, Chief Operating Officer of Sothebys. He brings exceptional knowledge and expertise and we anticipate that his broad range of experience, in and out of the art market, will be of huge value to Sothebys as we continue to develop our business opportunities.
After obtaining a Masters degree in Art and Archeology from the University of Amsterdam, Nanne became Assistant Curator of the Historical Collections Department at the House of Orange-Nassau of HM The Queen of the Netherlands, in The Hague, and spent time as project manager at DArts, the leading Dutch organization of art history consultants. Prior to moving to New York and joining Wildenstein & Co., Nanne served as the Deputy Director of the Dutch National Ballet, as a member of the companys management team.