Weinstein taking the wheel at Carnival Corp. effective Aug. 1
From l to r: Arnold Donald and Josh Weinstein

Weinstein taking the wheel at Carnival Corp. effective Aug. 1

MIAMI — Carnival Corp.’s Josh Weinstein is taking the wheel as President and CEO effective Aug. 1.

Arnold Donald, who has led Carnival Corp. as President and CEO for the past nine years, will be appointed Vice Chair and member of the Boards of Directors.

Weinstein is currently Chief Operations Officer at Carnival Corp. His 20-year career with the company started in 2002 in the legal department, where he served as an attorney. From 2007 to 2017 Weinstein was treasurer for Carnival Corp. He took up his latest role, as COO, in 2020 following a three-year stint as President of Carnival UK.

Weinstein says he recognizes what a privilege it is to become CEO of Carnival Corporation. “I am truly humbled to take up the role of CEO and am honoured to lead such a talented team of over 100,000 ship and shoreside team members who do such an incredible job in delivering unforgettable, happy vacations to our guests, day in and day out,” Weinstein said. “I have benefitted tremendously from Arnold’s guidance and mentoring, and I would like to thank him, Micky Arison our Chairman and the entire Boards of Directors for their support. I look forward to building upon the company’s successes as we move forward.”

From 2013 to 2022 Donald led Carnival Corp. to record results pre-pandemic, including achieving the company’s highest profits in its history. He helped reshape the company’s fleet profile over his time as CEO, with newer, more efficient and more environmentally advanced ships. Donald also helped the company and its brands successfully navigate the global pandemic.

Says Donald of his successor: “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. 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.”

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