Kyriakos Anastassiadis joins MSC Cruises
Kyriakos (Kerry) Anastassiadis was named senior advisor for operational and maritime affairs at MSC Cruises where he will be liaising with public and regulatory authorities.
Until joining MSC Cruises he was CEO of Celestyal Cruises, based in Greece, where he oversaw a significant rebranding exercise and a emphasis on Eastern Mediterranean operations.
In 2017 Kerry was named European Chairman of the International Association of Cruise Lines where he vigorously defended the image of the cruise industry.
He previously held a number of senior executive positions as General Manager, CEO and President at many globally recognized companies, including The Coca-Cola Company, Aujan Coca-Cola Beverages Company, Polariod and Procter & Gamble, operating throughout Europe, Asia , the Middle East and Africa.
Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo and raised in Southern Africa, Kerry graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg with a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Finance and a postgraduate degree in Market Research and Advertisement.
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