Celestyal Cruises has appointed Chris Theophilides (pictured) to the position of CEO of Celestyal Cruises, as of 1st July , 2018.
He replaces Kyriakos Anastassiadis, who will conclude his term as CEO on 30th June, 2018.
Anastassiadis has contributed to the company’s strategic repositioning, as well as to the development and strengthening of the Celestyal Cruises brand internationally.
From his position as Chair of CLIA Europe, a role he has served in since late 2016, he assiduously promoted the cruise industry agenda, Celestyal said.
Theophilides has been working in the cruise industry since 2006 and has held the position of Vice President of Strategy and Business Development of Celestyal Cruises since October, 2014.
Most recently, he was appointed COO of the company in January, 2017, supporting the CEO in a wide range of cross-functional activities.