Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Appoints Vice President, Talent from Search by Hanold Associates

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) has appointed Alison Cowan as Vice President, Talent. Hanold Associates’ Lisa YaeJordan Blackmon and Meg McElroy led the Miami, Florida based search.

As Vice President, Talent, Alison will support the expanded scope and elevate NCLH’s talent strategy. In this role, Alison will report to EVP and Chief Talent Officer Lynn White and lead the organization’s shoreside talent programs in the areas of talent acquisition, training/development, diversity, summer internships, talent pipelining and organizational development, leading a team of 12 with evaluation for growth as business needs dictate. Prior to joining NCLH, Alison served as Senior Director, Global Learning & Executive Coach at Brunswick Corporation.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is a leading global cruise company, delivering world-class voyages and experiences through its award-winning Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. These brands offer itineraries to approximately 700 worldwide destinations including Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South America, Africa, Canada, Bermuda, Caribbean, Alaska and Hawaii. NCLH currently has 32 ships operating with more than ~65,000 berths, offering an assortment of features, amenities and activities, including a variety of accommodations, multiple dining venues, bars and lounges, spa, casino and retail shopping areas and numerous entertainment choices. The company’s corporate head office is in Miami, Florida. NCLH has 5,100 employees in its shoreside operations and approximately 33,800 shipboard employees.

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