Following completion of an investment in the Abercrombie & Kent Group by Heritage Group, Manfredi Lefebvre will become Co-Chairman with Geoffrey Kent who is also the founder of Abercrombie & Kent.
“We will be working together to translate our shared vision for the future into concrete strategies that will allow A&K to reach its goals in the next phase of development, building on seven years of double-digit growth,” explained Kent.
Amerigo Perasso was named as the new Chief Executive Offiver of the Abercrombie & Kent Group. “He will be working closely with us and the Board of Directors to implement our strategic vision,” said Kent. “He brings substantial operating expertise in luxury leisure travel and cruising to our organisation.”
Amerigo Perasso is a business lawyer who spent 14 years at Silversea, holding various positions prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer and helping to build the company into a market leader in luxury cruising. In recent years he has served as an advisor on mergers and acquisitions to investment funds and private investors.
Founded by Geoffrey Kent and his parents in 1962 as a safari outfitter, A&K’s award-winning travel services now extend around the globe to more than 100 countries on all seven continents.
The company’s unparalleled network of more than 55 local offices ensures an unwavering commitment to service — with the unquestioned best in expert guides, luxurious accommodations, safety standards, and thoughtfully-designed itineraries. Recent innovations include Inspiring Expeditions by Geoffrey Kent and Wings Over the World, regional journeys that combine the advantages of luxury small group travel with the comfort of privately chartered flights.