09 Jul 2024

Ryan Fitzgerald Joins RWS Global as EVP of Sea Production

Ryan Fitzgerald Joins RWS Global as EVP of Sea Production

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(eap) The show and live entertainment production company RWS Global recently welcomed a new member to its management team: Ryan Fitzgerald, a long-time cruise entertainment executive, has been named Executive Vice President of Sea Production at RWS Global. In this position, he will oversee the worldwide operations of RWS Global’s 40+ ship customers and lead the cruise teams in New York, Sydney, the UK and other cities. His responsibilities will include the further development of client relationships, corporate management, production and creative programming. In addition, he will work closely with the production and operations teams to develop and realize new entertainment offerings at sea.

Most recently, Fitzgerald served as General Manager at Insignia Event Services, where he led a team responsible for much of the in-game production, events, logistics and premium hospitality for events such as “Super Bowl LVII”, “Men’s Final Four 2024” and the kick-off for Taylor Swift’s “Eras Tour”. Prior to that, he served as a producer and entertainment director for Carnival Cruise Lines and Princess Cruises for around two decades in total.

Fitzgerald expressed his excitement about joining RWS Global, saying, “I am honored to be joining RWS Global and excited to service an impressive portfolio of partners in the cruise industry. I look forward to being a part of the continued success of our current and future clients, providing solutions and exceptional experiences for guests worldwide.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Ryan Fitzgerald as our Executive Vice President of Sea Production. His extensive cruise industry experience and expertise are essential as we continue to expand and innovate our onboard entertainment. We are confident that Ryan will be pivotal in shaping our live and experiential offerings at sea and contributing to our overall success,” said RWS Global’s Founder, Chairman & CEO, Ryan Stana. ■

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