Roberto Martinoli will take up the role from September 19.
He has been a board member of the line since 2013, and has had an “extensive, and successful career in the cruise and shipping industry”, the line said.
Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, executive chairman of Silversea added: “Roberto is a dedicated professional with a long track record of driving great companies to even higher heights. I am certain that he will be instrumental in pushing Silversea Cruises to consistently deliver unrivalled levels of luxury, service and business performance,” said
“I have known Manfredi for many years as a peer and a colleague, I have worked closely with the Silversea team in my role as a Board member for the past four years, and I am excited to have been given the opportunity to further develop my relationship with this fantastic brand as it enters this new phase of growth,” said Martinoli.
Based in the company’s headquarters in Monaco, he will report directly to Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, executive chairman of Silversea Cruises.