International Transport Forum

2012 Annual Summit / Seamless Transport:Making Connections



Michael Thamm

AIDA Cruises, Gremany

Michael Thamm, President AIDA Cruises Michael Thamm was born in Dresden on 28 April 1963 and studied business management, with the emphasis on shipping. He began his career at Deutsche Seereederei in Rostock in 1985. After various positions in the DSR shipping division, Thamm moved to the cruise sector in1993 and, as Senior Vice President of Operations, helped shape the structure and development of AIDA Cruises from 1994 to 2004. He was appointed President of AIDA Cruises in June 2004. In April 2012 Carnival Corporation & plc appointed Michael Thamm CEO of the Costa Group, effective July 1, 2012. Based in Genua he will take over the entrepreneurial leadership of the brands Costa Cruises, AIDA Cruises and Ibero Cruises.


Wednesday, 2 May 2012
16:30 to 18:00