VALENCIA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury cruise
brand Cunard, a part of Carnival Corporation &
plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise
company, announced today three key changes to senior leadership
roles in its North American operation as part of the company's
continued efforts to strengthen its position and best prepare for
the resumption of cruising. Management changes include internal
appointments to sales and marketing and customer service.
Jamie Paiko, currently senior
director of marketing, has been appointed to vice president of
sales, overseeing the Cunard national account managers and
providing support to the regional sales directors and field sales
team. She will also be responsible for Cunard's North American
public relations efforts. During her role as senior director of
marketing she worked closely with the sales team in supporting
their efforts. Paiko is a 25-year veteran to the cruise industry,
holding various roles at both Cunard and Princess Cruises. Her
breadth of knowledge and experience within the organization is
comprehensive, holding roles in marketing, customer service, market
planning and direct marketing.
Nicole Knox, who holds the
position of manager of advertising and marketing, has been promoted
to director of marketing, where she will oversee all marketing
efforts for North America
including digital advertising, trade and consumer advertising, web,
customer relationship management (CRM), direct mail and collateral.
Knox joined the Cunard marketing team in 2005.
Expanding his role as director of pricing and demand for
Cunard North America, Jeriel Lubaton will add management of the
customer service team to his responsibilities. Lubaton oversees
pricing and performance for Cunard North
America and Asia. He also
leads the revenue management team and handles global executive
reporting and forecasting.
"Throughout its esteemed history, North America has been a cornerstone of
Cunard's success," said Simon
Palethorpe, Cunard president. "We plan on growing this ever
more, including through our return to sailing in Alaska, and these three appointments will
further strengthen our presence in North American
For more information about Cunard or to book a voyage, visit
Cunard.com. For travel advisors interested in further information,
please contact your Business Development Manager, visit OneSource
or call Cunard toll free at 1-800-528-6273.
Cunard is the operator of luxury cruise ships
Queen Mary 2®,
Queen Victoria® and
Renowned for impeccable White Star Service, gourmet dining and
world-class entertainment, all three Queens offer luxury
accommodations in Britannia, Britannia Club, Princess Grill Suite and Queens Grill Suite
staterooms. Cunard is the only line to offer regularly scheduled
Transatlantic service between New
York and London, and it
continues to celebrate the freedom of travel on exciting World
Voyage and Grand Voyage itineraries that visit Europe, North
America, South America,
Africa, Asia and Australia.
Awarded '#1 Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise
Line' by Travel + Leisure's 2018, 2017 and 2016
World's Best Awards and 'Best Service,' 'Best Onboard Enrichment'
and 'Best World Cruise' by Porthole Cruise Magazine's 2018
Readers Choice Awards, Cunard is a proud member of World's Leading
Cruise Lines, a part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE:
CCL; NYSE: CUK), the largest cruise vacation company in the world.
Together Cunard, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line,
Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, P&O
Cruises (Australia) and P&O
Cruises (UK) operate 102 ships visiting over 700 ports around the
world and totaling 226,000 lower berths.