Carnival Corp has increased Renata Ribeiro’s (pictured) responsibility within the Group.
She is currently Senior Vice President Strategic Operations and a member of its senior leadership team.
However, she will additionally assume the responsibilities for the company’s global port and destination development operations, effective 1st June, 2022.
Giora Israel, who has led global port and destination development for 14 years, will transfer to a new role as senior advisor to the company.
Israel will remain active in providing strategic policy and operational guidance to Ribeiro and the leadership team.
Down the years, Carnival Corp has made significant investments in around 40 different port projects worldwide. The company’s highest responsibility and top priority is compliance, environmental protection and the health, safety and well-being of its guests, the people in the places its ships visit and serve, and its shoreside and shipboard personnel, it said.
Ribeiro will focus on building and maintaining strong partnerships with local ports, governments, businesses and communities to help cultivate destination and itinerary options popular with cruise guests.
“Renata has the perfect combination of global operations experience and strategic management consulting expertise, making her the ideal leader to continue advancing our involvement in ports and destinations, including many of the more than 700 ports worldwide we already visit,” said Josh Weinstein, Carnival Corp COO.
“With her proven leadership record across various commercial and operational roles, and her exceptional talent for seizing new opportunities, Renata will be invaluable in helping us extend our legacy of global port development that diversify our cruise offerings and enhance the overall vacation experience for our guests, while creating positive economic impacts in the local communities we visit and serve around the world,” he said.