USA: Carnival Corporation Appoints Jeffrey J. Gearhart as New Member of Board of Directors
The US-American travel conglomerate Carnival Corporation & plc, subsidiaries of which include cruise line fleets such as Carnival Cruise Line and Aida Cruises amongst others, recently announced the appointment of Jeffrey J. Gearhart as a new member of the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Gearheart, who most recently acted as Executive Vice President of Walmart, will also serve on the Compliance Committee as well as on the Health, Environmental, Safety & Security Committee of Carnival Corporation.
“As someone who led an enterprise-wide ethical-sourcing program in addition to overseeing all domestic and international legal matters for one of the world's top companies, Jeff brings extensive financial, operational, governance and strategic expertise to our board of directors. This, combined with Jeff's proven track record of balancing regulatory requirements with the commercial realities of doing businesses, will be a major asset as we shape the future of our organization,“ said Micky Arison, Carnival Corporation & plc Chairman. (eap)