Celebrity Cruises has confirmed senior leadership appointments for EMEA, Australia/APAC and the Americas as part of its new single-branded global structure.
In EMEA, the European markets will now be added to the UK and Ireland market to become one region led by Jo Rzymowska. Currently md and vp of Celebrity Cruises UK & Ireland and Asia she has led the UK & ireland for six years.
New roles for Rzymowska and Bonner
With EMEA joining the UK and Ireland under Rzymowska’s leadership, Australia and APAC have been realigned and Susan Bonner will rejoin the team as vp and md, Australia, NZ and APAC.
Bonner is working to build the new team in the region with the support of Apple Woo who has been promoted to director of Asia.
Ritzenthaler to lead the Americas
The Americas comprising the US, Canada, Mexico and South America, will be managed and led by Dondra Ritzenthaler, svp Celebrity sales, and Keith Lane, vp field sales Celebrity.
Mexico and South America will have a dedicated director reporting into Lane.
Rzymowska, Bonner and Ritzenthaler’s new roles are effective immediately and will report into president & CEO, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo.