Windstar Cruises announces the appointment of Natalie Drain to senior manager purchasing for marine fleet operations beginning March 31.
Drain brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in procurement and logistics within the cruise sector to Windstar and will be responsible for maximising value to the company and guests, minimising costs, and developing procedures for purchasing and awarding of contracts to ensure cost-effective and timely completion.
Drain holds an Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) in Wine Marketing and Sales from South Seattle College and a certificate from the Travel Institute of the Pacific. Drain has a passion for Washington wines and an affiliation with Pepper Bridge Winery, Amavi Cellars and Walla Walla AVA. She is an active member of the National Business Women’s Association.