Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) has appointed Juan Kuryla as Senior Vice President, Port Development and Construction Management, effective 17th January, 2022.
In this newly created role, Kuryla (pictured) will lead NCLH’s commercial development, construction and private island operations teams, reporting to Daniel Farkas, the company’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel.
Since 2014, Kuryla has served as Director and CEO of PortMiami, where he oversaw operations and capital development for the largest cruise port in the world.
“We are pleased to welcome Juan Kuryla to the Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings family as Senior Vice President, Port Development and Construction Management,” said Frank Del Rio, President and CEO.
“As Director and CEO of PortMiami, widely considered the cruise capital of the world, I have had the privilege to work closely with Juan over the years and I am confident that he will be a tremendous asset to the company. Throughout his impressive 30-plus year career with Miami-Dade County, Juan has proven himself to be a strategic leader with a long track record of success and innovation,” he said.
“Juan is the ideal candidate for this newly created role and his extensive experience at PortMiami across diverse functions including but not limited to operations, finance, business development, sustainability and government relations will be invaluable in further strengthening all aspects of our port development and construction management functions,” Farkas added.