Louis Cruises announced that as of January 16 2012, Mr. Kyriakos (Kerry) Anastassiadis is appointed to the position of CEO of the company.
Mr. Anastassiadis was raised in South Africa where he studied Commerce at the University of Witwatersrand and obtained a postgraduate title in Market Analysis and Advertising. He is distinguished for his rich and multifaceted experience since he has worked as General Manager, CEO and President at large multinational corporations such as Coca Cola, Procter & Gamble, Polaroid and others, in a number of countries including Italy, China, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates and Greece. With Greek and English being his mother tongues, Mr. Anastassiadis is also fluent in French, Italian and Portuguese.
Commenting on this development, Mr. Costakis Loizou, Executive Chairman of Louis Group, made the following statement: “I warmly welcome Mr. Anastassiadis to Louis Cruises and our Group in general and express my confidence that his valuable experiences and the knowledge he acquired on an international level at leading multinational corporations will play a constructive role in Louis Cruises’ further enhancement and development. I wish the new CEO of Louis Cruises every success in the most important role he is undertaking”.
Referring to his new role, Mr. Anastassiadis underlined that: “It is with pleasure that I undertake the position of CEO at Louis Cruises, a subsidiary of a group with a 76 year long history in tourism and cruising in the Eastern Mediterranean. Louis Cruises is currently renewing its fleet and operations and I am confident that in cooperation with the rest of the management team we will set sail at full speed ahead towards new success”.