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Gus Antorcha

President, Holland America Line

Gustavo (Gus) Antorcha serves as president of Holland America Line, leading the award-winning, premium cruise line known for immersive, authentic shipboard and shoreside experiences. Antorcha oversees Holland America Line’s sales and marketing, revenue management, deployment and itinerary planning, public relations, guest services operations and strategic planning.

Prior to joining Holland America Line, Antorcha was chief operating officer at Carnival Cruise Line, where he worked for nine years. During that time, he also held positions as executive vice president, guest services, responsible for onboard operations; and senior vice president, guest commerce.

Antorcha first came to Carnival in 2010 from Boston Consulting Group, a global strategy and management consulting firm, where he was a partner and managing director focused on clients in the travel and leisure industries. He graduated magna cum laude with distinction from Duke University and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.