Aurora Expeditions has appointed Monique Ponfoort as CEO, commencing October 2020.
Ponfoort joins the business from Ponant & Paul Gauguin Cruises where she was vice president and general manager for Asia-Pacific.
She said that she was “drawn to the growth and forward thinking of (Aurora) together with their true passion in delivering outstanding expeditions and guests experiences to some of the most remote and unique places and cultures in the world”.
Aurora chairman Neville Buch said that Ponfoort’s experience and skills will help the company in its future expansion. He will continue working in an executive chairman role until Ponfoort’s start date.