Hurtigruten Group has announced the appointment of Steven Taylor as its new Chief Commercial Officer.
In his new position, Steven will lead the development and execution of Hurtigruten Group’s strategic commercial initiatives and will sit on the company’s Executive Management Team.
Steven is a highly respected commercial, brand and marketing leader with global experience working at Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and Accor Hotels & Resorts.
He joins Hurtigruten Group from Accor Hotels & Resorts, where he was Chief Marketing Officer and has worked extensively across premium, luxury and lifestyle brands in the travel and hospitality industry across the world.
Speaking about the new appointment, CEO of Hurtigruten Group Daniel Skjeldam said: “We are delighted to welcome Steven to the Hurtigruten Group family. His wealth of experience in the travel and hospitality sector will hugely enhance our ambitious growth plans and help maximise visibility of our brands while attracting and nurturing engagement with new and existing guests.”
Steven commented: “I am honoured to join Hurtigruten Group at such an important moment in the company’s incredible history. Hurtigruten was built by adventurers and explorers in 1893 and I’m excited to lead and support Hurtigruten to become the global leader in sustainable adventure travel.”
He will take up his position on 10th January and will be based in Hurtigruten Group’s HQ2 in London.