MedCruise names Kristijan Pavić new President

Mr. Kristijan Pavić has been named today as the new President of MedCruise, the association representing cruise ports in the Med and its adjoining seas.

The announcement follows the decision of outgoing President Mrs Carla Salvadό to leave her office at Port of Barcelona, which was the MedCruise port that Salvadό represented on the Association’s Board of Directors.

Carla Salvadό is from today working professionally for another MedCruise member and continues to advance cruise activities under a new role. The Port of Barcelona retains a position on the MedCruise Board of Directors, represented by another person that the port will appoint over the coming days.

Since 2014, Kristijan Pavić has held the position of Senior Vice-President of MedCruise, representing the port of Dubrovnik.

Following his nomination Kristijan Pavić said: ‘All ports in the Med and myself personally are committed to continue the excellent work undertaken by MedCruise in the recent past, aiming to contribute to the scope of the Association.
MedCruise is celebrating 20 years of serving the needs of the ports and the cruise industry in the region, with a membership that spans 20 countries. I am honoured to assume the Presidency of this vibrant Association, dedicated to working in order to achieve a sustainable and responsible growth of cruise activities in the Med and its adjoining seas.
I would like to express my gratitude to Carla Salvadό for the leadership and her excellent work throughout her Presidency, and I look forward to working with our devoted family of more than 100 cruise ports and 34 associates in order to continue the same successful and beneficial results.’

Mr. Kristijan Pavić is the Deputy General Manager of Dubrovnik Port Authority. Since 2014 he has been Senior Vice-President of MedCruise. His professional development has so far brought him the variety of experience within the cruise industry.
Having graduated the maritime science on Split University, he was working as cruise company employee onboard ship. In 2006 he became the General Manager of Dubrovnik County Port Authority, and since 2012 he has been performing the duty of Dubrovnik Port Authority General Manager.
He has been professionally active in cruise destination management, the enhancement of the cooperation between ports and cities, as well as the development of partner relations between cruise market participants, especially within the Adriatic Region.