Arnaout reports to AIDA president Michael Ungerer. The new executive's responsibilities include finances, control, legal affairs and business development.
A graduate in business management, Arnaout is a newcomer to cruising with vast previous experience in the real estate sector. He has most recently been chairman of the board of Engel & Völkers Capital AG.
Arnaout's career is closely linked to MPC Group, where he held positions as md of MPC Münchmeyer Petersen Real Estate Consulting GmbH and as general manager/member of the extended corporate management of MPC Capital AG. AIDA Cruises' latest top executive is 45 years old.
Commenting on the appointment, Ungerer said he was pleased to have a renowned financial expert joining AIDA's board: ‘With his vast national and international experience, he will make an important contribution to the continuation of our successful growth and the expansion of our business fields.’