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Crystal Cruises taps IT veteran John Polimenakos

John Polimenakos brings experience from companies including Lufthansa and Seabourn
Crystal Cruises selected John Polimenakos to oversee the company-wide information technology infrastructure supporting shoreside and shipboard needs.

Polimenakos brings more than 20 years of IT leadership in the cruise and travel industries, most recently at Lufthansa, where he built the technology services strategy from the ground up and led innovations for the Americas region. He also oversaw the global strategic vision and operational management for Seabourn’s IT efforts during its fleet expansion.  

As vp information technology, Polimenakos will be based in the company's Miami branch office and report to Donald Mason, svp finance, accounting, strategic planning and computer services.

'John’s vast experience in conceptualizing IT strategies during times of significant growth in the cruise industry is certain to enhance our technological advances as we expand,' Crystal president and ceo Edie Rodriguez said.