Appointments 2020-03-30T19:22:35+00:00

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Couser to head up H&W’s Miami operation

Harland & Wolff (H&W) has appointed Graham Couser to Head of Business Development for Cruise based at the company’s new Miami office. He is tasked with developing H&W’s cruise repair, refit, refurbishment and  revitalisation business globally, as well [Read more...]

April 13th, 2021|

Berle to take the reins at Lindblad

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings has appointed Dolf Berle as President, CEO and a member of the Board. Berle (pictured) takes up his roles on 10th May, 2021. He will succeed Sven-Olof Lindblad, who will become Co-Chair of the Board, together [Read more...]

April 13th, 2021|

Zanetti to head up Costa

Costa Cruises has named Mario Zanetti as its new President. He moves up from CCO of Costa Cruises Europe to take over from Michael Thamm, who had been serving as interim Group CEO of the Costa Group and [Read more...]

March 26th, 2021|

MSC’s luxury brand’s new management team

MSC Group’s Cruises Division has appointed five senior managers for its new luxury brand, which is headed by CEO, Michael Ungerer. Ungerer (pictured) explained: “The leaders of the new brand bring more than 100 years of combined knowledge and [Read more...]

March 26th, 2021|

Gastinel to take up the reins at PONANT

PONANT has appointed Hervé Gastinel as CEO, which will become effective on 29th March. The company claimed that this move confirmed its ambition to become the market leader in luxury cruises and the world leader in sustainable tourism. [Read more...]

March 12th, 2021|

O’Connor joins VIKAND

Maritime medical operations and public health provider VIKAND Solutions has appointed Damien O’Connor as Executive Vice President and General Manager for VIKAND Testing Solutions. VIKAND Testing Solutions is a cruise terminal testing initiative. O’Connor (pictured) will join the [Read more...]

February 26th, 2021|

Regent’s executive appointments

Regent Seven Seas Cruises has appointed Caroline Smith as Vice President Global Marketing and James Arnold as Global Public Relations Director effective immediately. Smith, who has more than 15 years of strategic brand management and communications experience, will [Read more...]

February 12th, 2021|

Ashford to become Azamara’s Executive Chairman

Orlando Ashford has been appointed as Executive Chairman of recently sold Azamara. He was most recently Holland America Line President. Ashford’s appointment will be confirmed once Sycamore Partners’ acquisition of Azamara has been finalised, which is expected in [Read more...]

February 12th, 2021|

Piccirillo becomes MSC CFO

Alfonso Piccirillo has been appointed CFO of MSC Cruises, effective immediately. Piccirillo (pictured) joined MSC Cruises in 2004 and has for the past five years been the cruise line’s Head of Financial Planning and Controlling. His previous roles [Read more...]

January 26th, 2021|

Vago takes up CLIA Chair

Pierfrancesco Vago, MSC Cruises Executive Chairman, has been appointed Global Chairman of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) for a two-year term. He will assume the Chairmanship effective immediately. “On behalf of the entire CLIA community, including both our [Read more...]

January 26th, 2021|