If there is one thing that is certain about the cruise industry, it is that it is always evolving, and in an ever-changing environment, corporate positions are sure to be revised as well. Recently, there have been many changes, from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Limited to MSC Cruises and Silversea Cruises.
In the case of NCLH, the leadership roles of the corporation’s three brands – Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises – have expanded. Bob Binder, Vice Chairman of both Oceania and Regent since 2011, has now also been appointed as President and CEO of Oceania. Meanwhile, President of Norwegian, Andy Stuart, adds CEO to his title, and President of Regent, Jason Montague, adds CEO to his title as well.
These changes better delineate the brands as Montague was previously president of both Oceania and Regent. Now Binder, a co-founder of Oceania, returns as its president as three separate brands are led by three separate executives.
“One of Norwegian’s main strengths is the strong and deep bench of talent across our executive team,” said Frank Del Rio, President and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings. “The focus and dedication that