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Dietmar Wertanzl, President and CEO , CMI Leisure Management
Dietmar is a true international executive with a broad range of experience extending to operations, sales, marketing, HR, customer service, finance, F&B, and beyond. Prior to taking the helm at CMI Leisure, he served as the Executive Vice President for FleetPro Ocean Leisure, the Miami-based ship management company that would eventually evolve into CMI Leisure.
Past achievements include serving as the President and CEO of the largest American-owned cruise line, Cruise West, boasting 9 small expedition ships and garnering some $100 million in revenue. He was also the Senior Vice President of Fleet Operations for Celebrity Cruises, and the Managing Director of Celebrity Xpeditions, the line’s boutique division.
Before that, Dietmar was the Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations for Crystal Cruises, the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line, having earned more “World’s Best” accolades than any other cruise line, hotel, or resort in history.
Stints at travel mainstays, such as Royal Viking Line, Norwegian America Line, and the renowned Hotel Silvretta in Switzerland exemplify the scope of his expertise.
Suffice it to say, Dietmar has enjoyed a fantastic career in the cruise and hospitality industry. His knowledge of shipboard management and the logistics required to run a tight ship is extensive. Under his watch, CMI Leisure continues to surpass both client and guest expectations