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Viking Cruises appoints new Managing Director in Australia and New Zealand

December 14, 2016 Appointments / Movers & Shakers No Comments Email Email

Viking Cruises is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Black to the role of Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand.

Michelle brings a wealth of experience to the role, most recently in her role as General Manager of Sales and Marketing of Scenic, Luxury Cruises and Tours, and more broadly with over 17 years’ experience working at a senior level in the transport industry locally.

Michelle is tasked with building brand awareness and selling Viking’s river and ocean products within the Australia and New Zealand markets, as well as supporting the growing ocean fleet ahead of an inaugural visit to the two countries in early 2018.

Viking Cruises’ senior vice president of marketing Richard Marnell, commented: “It is an honor to welcome Michelle to the Viking team. Her extensive industry knowledge and experience will be particularly important as we continue to expand in the Australia and New Zealand markets in the coming years.”

Michelle will begin her new role in January 2017, taking the reins from Ian Bennett, interim Managing Director for Viking Cruises Australia and New Zealand.

For the opportunity to speak to Michelle in the new year, please contact Amber Greenwood from Edelman on or +61 (0) 2 9291 3308.

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