Monday, September 30, 2013

Costa Group Taps AIDA Communications VP

Hansjoerg Kunze new Vice President Communication & Sustainibility of Costa Crociere S.P.A.

Genoa, September 30th 2013 - Beginning from October 1st, Hansjoerg Kunze will take the responsibility as Vice President Communication & Sustainability of Costa Crociere S.p.A including the brands Costa Crociere, Aida and Iberocruceros. He will replace Mina Piccinini, who has decided to leave the Company for personal reasons.

Hansjoerg Kunze, professional journalist, has 9 years of experience in the cruising industry, having joined AIDA Cruises - the leading cruise company in Germany - in 2004 where he currently is Vice President PR & Communication.

Kunze’s appointment reflects the strategy of closer cooperation between the different brands of the Costa Group. He reports directly to Michael Thamm, CEO of Costa Crociere S.p.A.

Costa Crociere would like to thank Mina Piccinini for the commitment and professionalism she has demonstrated in enhancing the Company corporate reputation, especially on the occasion of the recent Concordia parbuckling operation and wishes Mina all the best for her personal life and her professional future.

Source: Costa Crociere