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Seabourn appoints Navy veteran to direct PR, strategic initiatives

Brian Badura will oversee all communications, including the launch of Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Ovation
Seabourn hired a communications veteran whose experience is primarily with the US Navy to oversee communications and public relations efforts, including the upcoming launches of Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Ovation. Brian Badura was appointed director of public relations & strategic initiatives.

Badura previously served as a public affairs officer for the Navy, where he was stationed in various locations stateside and overseas. Nearly 15 years in the role, he oversaw significant media events, including ship deployments and homecomings of interest to international, national and local media.

He worked with the commander, US Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia; International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan; US Second Fleet, Norfolk; Navy Region Europe/Africa/Southwest Asia, Naples, Italy; and Naval Forces Europe-Africa/US Sixth Fleet, Naples.

Seabourn's Irene Lui, senior public relations manager, now reports to Badura.