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MSC Cruises Announces Two New Hires: Stefano Menegotto Appointed as SVP of Onboard Revenues and Suzanne Mahoney as Head of Retail


Geneva, 19 March 2024 – MSC Cruises has appointed Stefano Menegotto as SVP of Onboard Revenues, based in the Company’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Mr Menegotto joined the organization on 4 March and will work to further strengthen the onboard offering for guests. Mr Menegotto brings more than 25 years’ experience and joins MSC Cruises from a 19-year tenure with Starboard Cruise Services, part of LVMH Group, where he held the role of VP & Managing Director for EMEA and APAC, leading the retail strategy for multiple cruise lines. Prior to this, he worked for Luxottica Group as Country Manager in Turkey, India and Belgium.

MSC Cruises also announced that Brandon Briggs will be taking on a new position in Fort Lauderdale next month as SVP Onboard Revenue Operations for the U.S – a market of strategic importance for MSC Cruises.

MSC Cruises has appointed Suzanne Mahoney as Head of Retail, based in Geneva reporting to Mr Menegotto. Ms. Mahoney joined the company on 18 March and will take on responsibility for the retail offering across the fleet and the future growth of the commercial retail offering.

Suzanne has over 30 years’ experience in Travel Retail having started her career with Pernod Ricard’s World Brands Duty Free in 1994 before joining World Duty Free in 2000. Since then, she has worked both with luxury brands such as Lanson Champagne & The Edrington Group in the US, before joining Harding+ in 2014 where she was Director of Buying & Merchandising. She joins MSC Cruises from LiBi Retail, a hospitality tech innovator that makes hotels shoppable for the brands that guests experience during their stay.  Suzanne remains on the Board of LiBi Retail.