Executive shake up at Carnival UK

Executive shake up at Carnival UK

P&O Cruises has confirmed vice president of marketing, Christopher Edgington, will be leaving the Carnival-owned company.

At the same time, Cunard vice president of UK sales and international development, David Rousham, will also depart.

In the wake of the decisions, Carnival UK has announced a number of changes to its senior team.

Paul Ludlow and Simon Palethorpe have been promoted to the roles of president P&O Cruises and Cunard respectively.

Moving forward, the sales and marketing functions of both brands have been consolidated, with Alex Delamere-White adding marketing communications, CRM and digital to his P&O Cruises trade relations responsibilities.

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Angus Struthers, currently vice president of marketing with Cunard, takes on an additional new UK sales role working with the trade to grow line’s UK business.

The changes come into effect on December 1st.

Delamere-White and Struthers will each take the title vice president sales and marketing and will continue to report to Ludlow and Palethorpe respectively.

Carnival UK president, Josh Weinstein, said: “These moves enable us to sharpen our focus, strive towards our long-term goals and progress our talent within the business.

“This leadership team will underpin P&O Cruises’ position as Britain’s number one holiday choice and Cunard’s undisputed role as the benchmark for luxury travel as we work alongside our trade partners every step of the way.”