Saturday, December 22, 2007

From the personnel department:

Tom Russell has been promoted to Silversea's COO and Managing Director of the line's Ft. Lauderdale office.

Russell rejoined the company in October as the VP of product development. He helped found the line in 1992 and left in 1996. In the intervening years, Russell has gained a wealth of experience with other lines which have included Cruise West, Society Expeditions, Holland America and Windstar Cruises.

Russell will continue to direct development of Silversea's new luxury expedition product and will also oversee revenue performance, information technology and strategic marketing.