Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, the UK based destinational cruise line, said it has appointed Justin Stanton as its new Sales and Marketing Director, reporting into Mike Rodwell, Managing Director.
“Based at its Head Office in Ipswich, Suffolk, Justin Stanton has been Head of Marketing for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines since 2012. In his new role, Justin will take responsibility for the Sales Department, managed by Neil Herbert – Head of Sales, and Public Relations, managed by Rachael Jackson – Public Relations Manager, alongside the Marketing Departmen,” the company said in a statement.
The role will concentrate on enhancing and further developing Fred. Olsen’s relationships with trade partners, whilst ensuring that marketing and PR activity continues to drive sales to travel agents, who deliver the majority of bookings.
He joined Fred. Olsen in 2006 as Marketing Services Manager, primarily responsible for production of brochures and brand advertising. Previously, he worked for eight years at the award-winning specialist Tapestry Holidays in the Sales & Marketing team, latterly as Head of Marketing. With more than 20 years’ experience in the travel industry, Justin started his career as a graduate trainee at Harrods.