August 4, 2022
SILVERSEA® APPOINTS ROBERTO VERDINO AS SVP REVENUE MANAGEMENT, STRENGHTENING COMMITMENT TO GROWTH
(MONACO – August 4, 2022) Strengthening the cruise line’s commitment to long-term growth, Silversea Cruises has announced the appointment of Roberto Verdino as Senior Vice President Revenue Management. Reporting to Barbara Muckermann, Chief Commercial Officer, Verdino will oversee Silversea’s Revenue operations, forecasting, and commercial planning.
Having garnered over 15 years of experience at Royal Caribbean International and Costa Cruises, as well as a period spent in the hospitality industry, Verdino joins Silversea with honed expertise that will bring great value to the cruise line at a time of global growth. Verdino has a proven record in leading successful teams throughout Europe and Asia, implementing effective strategies to maximise revenue opportunities.
“We are delighted to welcome Roberto Verdino as SVP Revenue Management—an appointment that reinforces our commitment to long-term growth,” says Barbara Muckermann, Chief Commercial Officer, Silversea Cruises. “It’s an exciting time for Silversea Cruises: we have welcomed four new ships to our fleet since 2020 and we are set to take delivery of two additional vessels—Silver Nova℠ and Silver Ray℠—by 2024. Roberto’s expertise, paired with his wealth of experience in the cruise and hospitality sectors, will contribute to our continued international success as part of Royal Caribbean Group.”
“I am thrilled to join Silversea Cruises during this exciting period of growth,” says Roberto Verdino. “I look forward to working with my team to strengthen the cruise line’s commercial presence worldwide, focusing on developing its pricing strategies and market intelligence approaches to maximise international revenue opportunities.”
Based in Silversea’s Monaco office, the Italian national completed the General Management programme at the ESCP business school, after studying Business Management at the University of Salerno, Italy.
About Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises is recognized as an innovator in the ultra-luxury cruise industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Dawn℠, Silver Shadow℠, Silver Whisper®, Silver Spirit®, Silver Muse®, and Silver Moon℠ – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the expedition ships Silver Endeavour℠, Silver Origin®, Silver Wind®, Silver Explorer®, and Silver Cloud®, Silversea's itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the Galápagos, both Polar Regions, and hundreds of fascinating destinations in between. Silversea is also looking forward to the launch of two new ultra-luxury Nova-class ships—Silver Nova℠and Silver Ray℠. Silversea Cruises is one of five cruise brands owned by global cruise company Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL).
About Royal Caribbean Group
Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) is one of the leading cruise companies in the world with a global fleet of 64 ships traveling to approximately 1,000 destinations around the world. Royal Caribbean Group is the owner and operator of three award-winning cruise brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Silversea Cruises, and it is also a 50% owner of a joint venture that operates TUI Cruises and Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Together, the brands have an additional 10 ships on order as of June 30, 2022. Learn more at www.royalcaribbeangroup.com or www.rclinvestor.com.