MSC Cruises Names New COO

MSC Cruises announced today the appointment of Neil Palomba to the position of COO for MSC Cruises USA. Palomba's responsibilities will include managing the daily operations of North American general sales and focusing on organizing U.S. operations to increase profitability. Palomba began his career with MSC as an onboard night steward, but quickly moved up the ranks—most recently overseeing the building and transferring of the MSC Lirica and MSC Opera. "Neil has established himself as a vital member of MSC Cruises during a key period in our company's growth," says Rick Sasso, president and CEO of MSC Cruises USA. "He demonstrates exceptional organizational and managerial skills that are certain to take MSC Cruises to new heights."

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