Thursday, November 14th, 2002
Pierre Hotel, New York City
DEBORAH L. NATANSOHN
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Deborah L. Natansohn, senior vice president of sales and marketing, joined Cunard Line in November 2000 and was charged with spearheading the rebranding of the line. In this role, she is responsible for the creation, development and execution of all marketing and sales policies and programs throughout the Americas.
A well-known industry veteran, Natansohn brings to Cunard a wealth of experience and knowledge in marketing cruises and land tours, as well as outstanding executive management skills. Previously she was president of destination specialist Orient Lines, a position she had held since 1998. When appointed, she was the only female president of a premium cruise line.
Natansohn began her career as a journalist and 20 years ago entered the travel field as an editor with Travel Trade magazine. Her background includes a five-year stint in London as director of marketing for Travellers International, which operated the TWA Getaway, SAS Viking Vacations and Cunard Europe tour programs in Europe; and three years as director of marketing for the tour company Arthur Frommer International. She also served as vice president of marketing for Ocean Cruise Lines and Pearl Cruises, and as senior vice president at Orient Lines from 1992 until her appointment as the line's president in 1998. In addition, Natansohn has chaired the marketing committee for the industry organization Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
A native New Yorker, Natansohn earned her bachelor's in English Literature and Journalism from the State University of New York, Albany.
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Cunard Line has operated the most famous ocean liners in the world since 1840. The Cunard fleet has a classic British heritage and includes Queen Elizabeth 2 and Caronia. In December 2003, the line welcomes Queen Mary 2, the largest liner in the world, and in 2005 an as yet-unnamed newbuild.
Cunard is a member of the exclusive World's Leading Cruise Lines alliance, which also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Costa Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn Cruise Line and Windstar Cruises. Together, these member lines share a commitment to quality and value, offering cruise vacations that appeal to the widest range
of lifestyles and budgets, and that sail to some of the world's most exciting destinations.
Bank of Cyprus
JP Morgan Treasury Services
The Annapolis Group Ltd.
Aegean Corporate Realty Partners
Alexander S. Onassis Foundation (USA)
American Hellenic Institute
Baker & Hostetler LLP
Det Norske Veritas
Dino Mavros Co., Inc.
Holland & Knight LLP
Interbank of New York
John S. Latsis (USA) Inc.
Kallimopoulos, Loukopoulos, Chiotellis Law Firm
Marathon National Bank of NY
Polaris Marine Agency Inc.
Royal Olympic Cruises