James Scott

Viking Recruitment Ltd has expanded its yacht operations team with the appointment of James Scott as yacht operations manager. Scott will be based in the company’s Dover office.

Scott joins the company after 24 years of experience in the superyachts and cruiseships sector. In his career, he has worked from front of house up to hotel manager for a number of high-end cruise brands before making the move over to yachting. He has held the role of purser and then shorebased personal manager for a fleet of very large, high profile yachts. More recently, Scott has been involved with the development and set up of hospitality services for a variety of companies.

Commenting on his appointment, Matthew Jaenicke, Viking’s managing director, says: “James joining the company is a significant step in our growth plan for the Yacht Operations Department. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge and we are confident that James will benefit the service that we provide to our existing and prospective client. We are extremely pleased to be welcoming James to the Viking family.”