Sales efforts at the two-ship brand are being split into three areas, with President Bob Lepisto focused on charters, new hire Becker on inside sales and SeaDream actively searching for a senior sales executive to oversee field sales and national accounts.
Andreas Brynestad is currently overseeing sales.
Walter Littlejohn parts on good terms
'Chief Sales Officer Walter Littlejohn has left SeaDream Yacht Club to pursue other opportunities. We part on good terms and as friends and want to thank Walter for his contribution to the development of the team and wish him every success in his future,' Brynestad said in a statement to Seatrade Cruise News.
Littlejohn had signed on recently in the newly created CSO role after a long-term consulting engagement on strategic initiatives for Silversea Cruises. Before that he spent six years as SVP and managing director of Crystal River Cruises. Earlier positions were in management with Expedia and AmaWaterways and sales with Carnival Cruise Line.
Becker joined SeaDream as VP guest development, a new position. During 2022 he had a six-month stint with Celebrity Cruises as VP consumer outreach.
Before that Becker spent a dozen years in a similar consumer outreach role at Norwegian Cruise Line, leaving in 2022. Earlier, he drove direct sales at Carnival Cruise Line as SVP consumer research and directed consumer research/national accounts at Renaissance Cruises.
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