Silversea Marketing Director quits

Silversea Marketing Director quits

Silversea Cruises UK marketing director Anil Swarup is leaving the company after five years as former marketing chief Mike Bonner returns.

Bonner has been named as director of sales and marketing and general manager for the UK, Ireland and Middle East from October 17.

He rejoins Silversea after five years working for the Maybourne Hotel Group, where he was director of sales and marketing for Claridge’s, The Connaught and The Berkeley hotels in London. Bonner was previously Silversea’s director of marketing from 1999 to 2006.

He will head the UK office’s sales, marketing, corporate communications and reservations functions, reporting to senior vice president of sales and marketing UK, Europe and Asia Pacific, Steve Odell, who recently returned to London after a period based in Australia.