Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the promotion of Nick Wilkinson to general manager Northern Europe, Middle East and Africa (NE/MEA).
Wilkinson will oversee the UK office in Southampton, reporting to Christian Boell, managing director Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA), in Wiesbaden, Germany.
Boell said: “I am delighted to announce the promotion of Nick to General Manager NE/MEA. Nick has a tremendous amount of experience and has successfully driven the growth of Norwegian, seeing another record breaking year in the UK in 2015. Nick’s new position recognises his role within the company and is integral to our ambitious future plans.”
Norwegian has also promoted Stefanie Hegener to senior director Marketing & PR for EMEA. Stefanie joined Norwegian in July 2015 as director marketing & PR Norwegian Continental Europe and now manages and oversees key trade and consumer marketing functions across Norwegian’s offices in Southampton and Wiesbaden including: Trade Engagement, E-Commerce, CRM, Loyalty; Media and Brand; and PR and Communications.
On Stefanie’s promotion, Boell said: “Stefanie has been an asset to Norwegian since joining the team in the summer. As we continue to grow it is important that we have the team in place to drive us forward and Stefanie’s experience and skills are the perfect match. We look forward to keeping up the momentum and strengthening our European markets further.”