Michael Bayley has been appointed as president and chief executive of Celebrity Cruises. Bayley, who was promoted from his role of executive vice president of operations, will replace Dan Hanrahan.
Bayley has worked with Royal Caribbean for over 30 years and oversaw the global expansion of the company in former role.
Chairman and chief executive Richard Fain commented: “In his role as executive vice president — international, Michael successfully spearheaded our aggressive expansion efforts into emerging and high-growth markets, and most recently has overseen all operations for Royal Caribbean International.
“Fortunately, Celebrity has a very strong management team to build on and I am delighted that Michael will bring his vision, passion and drive to bear on the continued growth of this important brand.”