Pier Luigi Foschi - Costa Cruise - Carnival AsiaThe cruise blog Noticias de Cruceros published an interesting article today about the former president and CEO of Costa Crociere, Pier Luigi Foschi.

It seems that Mr. Luigi, who supposedly "retired" last July following the Concordia disaster, has been selected by the Carnival Corporation as the president and CEO of a new business new unit in Asia to monitor the growth strategies of the company on that continent.

In his new position, Foschi will be responsible for setting up the new company’s corporate offices in Singapore and to direct and assist the operating units of the company in its business ventures in Asia.

Currently, the Asian operations of Carnival Corporation include two ships of Costa Cruises, based in China and Singapore, as well as the Princess Cruises’ Sun Princess which will will begin a series of routes from Japan next spring.

Mr. Foschi will continue in his current position as president and CEO of the Costa group, and will remain a member of the board of directors of Carnival Corporation.  As the president of Carnival Asia, he extensive experience in the Asian market, having overseen Costa entry in the region in 2006.


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