Silversea prepares for continued Growth, welcomes back Christian Sauleau
Silversea Cruises today announced it has rehired Christian Sauleau as Executive Vice President of Fleet Operations, overseeing marine, technical, hotel, crewing and entertainment for its nine-ship fleet, which is expected to grow further within the next few years.
Sauleau, who reports to the company’s CEO, Roberto Martinoli, has an extensive and impressive career in luxury travel, nearly 20 years of which were spent with Silversea. Starting in the mid-1990s, he was instrumental in developing the award-winning company’s
unsurpassed reputation for personalised service and hospitality. He will be based in Silversea’s Monaco office under Mr. Martinoli´s helm.
“We are very excited to have Christian back on our leadership team,” said Martinoli. “He understands with perfection our top quality standards in order for us to become the best company in the cruise luxury business. Our company will benefit greatly from his wealth of experience and unwavering commitment to excellence. He will be part of our new demanding program in order to extend talent and capacity. Sauleau will definitely be an invaluable asset as we prepare to further expand our fleet.”
“I’m delighted, honoured and proud to be returning to Silversea,” said Sauleau. “I wish to thank both our chairman and CEO for this wonderful opportunity. The company has a special place in my heart, and I look forward to collaborating again with this great team.”
Sauleau’s extensive career is highlighted by leadership positions with luxury cruise operators undertaking fleet expansions, where he was instrumental in the successful launch of several new luxury ships. He is known for enriching the on-board experience with pioneering partnerships.