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Valletta Cruise Port announces new appointments

Valletta Cruise Port announces new appointments
Valletta Cruise Port plc, operator of the Valletta Cruise and Ferry Terminal facilities and of the Valletta Waterfront destination, has appointed two new senior management positions with immediate effect.

Karl Azzopardi has been appointed as the head of operations and projects, and will be playing a key role in chalking out Valletta Cruise Port’s overall operational and project development strategy, including recommendations for the best use of organisational resources.

Azzopardi has over 25 years of experience in the field of project management, operations and facilities management. Between 2002 and 2007, he formed part of the Valletta Cruise Port management team that worked on the design and delivery of the Valletta Waterfront destination.

Andre Parnis is taking on the role of head of finance and corporate services and will be responsible for the development of financial strategies in line with the business objectives and in conformity with industry standards.

An accountancy graduate Parnis joins the group with 16 years of audit, financial control and senior management experience and having worked for the past 13 years with a leading retail and property investment group in Malta.

Stephen Xuereb, ceo of Valletta Cruise Port said that the team is being tasked with the delivery of Valletta Cruise Port plc’s vision to be one of the leading cruise ports in the Mediterranean, and ensuring that Valletta Waterfront remains a prime leisure destination.