MSC Cruises Press Release Lays Out Leadership Changes

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MSC Cruises USA has announced that President Rubén Rodríguez will retire from his position effective April 30, 2025, in line with his long-term personal plans, according to a recent press release.

Starting May 1, 2025, Lynn Torrent will take over as President of MSC Cruises USA, following the company’s succession strategy.

Currently serving as Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer at MSC Cruises USA, Torrent will work closely with Rodríguez during this extended transition period and cooperate with the U.S. leadership team to ensure a seamless handover.

Gianni Onorato, CEO of MSC Cruises, stated: “I would like to thank Rubén for ensuring a smooth transition before his retirement. I am grateful to Rubén for his significant contributions in helping MSC Cruises grow in North America. I want to congratulate Lynn for this well-deserved internal promotion. Since joining MSC Cruises in May 2022, Lynn has had a tremendous impact leading our commercial efforts across sales, marketing, revenue management and contact center functions. I look forward to working with Lynn in her expanded role.”