Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings named Jason Montague president and CEO of Prestige Cruise Holdings, effective December 1, following the resignation of Kunal S. Kamlani. Montague was instrumental in launching Oceania Cruises in 2002 and is widely regarded as one of the original co-founders of the company.
Most recently, Montague served as EVP and CIO for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings. Prior to the acquisition of Prestige, he served as CFO and EVP of Prestige Cruise Holdings. During his twelve year tenure, he helped Del Rio launch Oceania Cruises in 2002 and has seen the company through the purchase of its initial three R-class vessels, the equity investment by Apollo Management, the acquisition and integration of Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the financing and delivery of Oceania Cruises’ Marina and Riviera new builds and the recent acquisition by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.
Prior to joining Oceania Cruises, Montague operated a successful consulting practice focused on strategic planning and development of small to medium-sized companies. Previously, he held the position of VP finance for Alton Entertainment Corporation, a brand equity marketer who was majority owned by the Interpublic Group of Companies. Montague holds a BBA in accounting from the University of Miami.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings recently completed its acquisition of Prestige Cruises International, which includes the Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. The deal was first announced in September.
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