Linda Leathart joins our Sister Company – Viking Crew USA

Linda Leathart joins our Sister Company – Viking Crew USA

Viking Maritime Services Inc, which is part of the Viking Maritime Group are very excited to announce the appointment of Linda Leathart as Placement and Crewing Manager to be based at the Viking Crew USA Office in Fort Lauderdale.

Linda has over 20 years of experience working within the yachting industry. Firstly onboard within the interior department working her way to Chief Stewardess, before moving shoreside working as a crew agent based in Fort Lauderdale and more recently working out of South Africa since 2020.
Linda will be heading up the Viking Crew operation out of Fort Lauderdale as the company continues to re-engage with industry clients, candidates and crew.

Paul Rutterford, Operations Director of Viking Crew said, “As we continue to see our business build since covid, Linda will be excellently positioned to resume our presence in Fort Lauderdale and USA.”

Commenting on the new appointment, Group Managing Director Matthew
Jaenicke said “I am very excited that Linda will be joining the global team at Viking; I am looking forward to her bringing her experience and knowledge to the Viking family.”

If you are seeking crewing or training advice or would like to gain a interview for potential job openings, Linda will be based at the Viking Crew Fort Lauderdale office, located 1845 Cordova Road, Suite 206, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA and can be contacted on email at

Linda Leathart pictured outside Viking House with Group MD, Matthew Jaenicke & Operations Director, Paul Rutterford