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 as focusing on its marine industry exposure [Read more...]

2021-04-13T20:43:53+00:00 April 13th, 2021|Appointments|

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 with Mark Ein, the current Chair. In [Read more...]

2021-04-13T20:42:06+00:00 April 13th, 2021|Appointments|

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 Carnival Asia. Costa also announced that Roberto [Read more...]

2021-03-26T23:45:58+00:00 March 26th, 2021|Appointments|

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 company on 1st March, 2021. “Damien will [Read more...]

2021-02-26T21:11:03+00:00 February 26th, 2021|Appointments|

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 lead Regent’s global consumer marketing strategy. Prior [Read more...]

2021-02-12T19:22:00+00:00 February 12th, 2021|Appointments|

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 at the company include Business Analyst and [Read more...]

2021-01-26T20:03:56+00:00 January 26th, 2021|Appointments|

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 staff and our members, I would like [Read more...]

2021-01-26T20:00:37+00:00 January 26th, 2021|Appointments|