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General Assembly and Executive Committee

The strategic direction of CLIA Europe is provided by the General Assembly, which comprises all cruise line members and which meets twice a year, while the Executive Committee provides high level management input into the day-to-day running of the association.

CLIA Europe’s Executive Committee:

  • Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman, MSC Cruises 
  • David Dingle, Chairman, Carnival UK 
  • Kyriakos Anastassiadis, CEO, Celestyal Cruises and CLIA Europe Chairman
  • Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio, Chairman, Silversea Cruises
  • Gavin Smith, Senior Vice President, International, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises & Azamara Club Cruises
  • Neil Palomba, President, Costa Cruises