Industry veteran Manfred Ursprunger has been appointed to the newly created executive vice president, fleet operations position at Costa Crociere, effective Nov. 1. The new position will report directly to Costa Cruise’s president, Gianni Onorato.
In his new role, Ursprunger will supervise the technical and cruise operations departments and be responsible for all the technical, marine hotel and guest services operations for the entire Costa Cruises fleet.
“I am glad to have Manfred onboard with Costa Crociere again,” said Onorato. “I am sure that his terrific experience will help Costa to always be on the edge of the worldwide cruise industry for the upcoming years, contributing to maintain and further develop our leading position in Europe.”