Carnival Corp has announced that effective 1st August, Arnold Donald, currently President and CEO, will move to Vice Chair and member of the Boards of Directors.
On the same day, the current COO, Josh Weinstein (pictured), will assume the role of President and CEO of Carnival Corp.
“Josh is a proven executive who is well-respected throughout the company, serving in key leadership roles, driving strong business results during his tenure and playing an integral part in stewarding the company through the global pandemic,” Donald said. “Josh’s thorough understanding of our industry, operations and business strategy puts him in a tremendous position to lead the next phase of our company’s journey. With his vision, intensity and core values truly aligned to those of our company, I cannot think of anyone better suited for this role than Josh.”
A 20-year veteran of Carnival Corp, in his most recent assignment for the past two years as COO, Weinstein oversaw all major operational functions, including global maritime, global ports and destinations, global sourcing, global IT and global auditing.
During this time, he also oversaw Carnival UK, the operating company for P&O Cruises (UK) and Cunard, which he previously managed directly for three years as President.
Prior to his role with Carnival UK, Weinstein was Carnival Corp’s treasurer for 10 years from 2007 to 2017, overseeing the treasury, tax, insurance and financial planning & analysis functions during the period.
From 2002 to 2007, Weinstein served as an attorney in the corporate legal department.