Shareholders in Carnival Corporation have elected Debra Kelly-Ennis, president and chief executive officer of Diageo Canada, to the board of directions.
Kelly-Ennis will serve in a non-executive capacity on Carnival Corporation’s 14-member board, effective immediately.
She will also serve on the board-level Health, Environmental, Safety and Security Committee.
Additionally, Uzi Zucker is retiring from the board of directors after 25 years of service.
As a result of his retirement, Arnold Donald and Richard Glasier have been appointed to the Nominating and Governance Committee, and Stuart Subotnick to the Executive Committee.
“Debra Kelly-Ennis is an excellent addition to our board with extensive marketing and practical managerial experience gained through 30 years working with highly successful consumer brands,” said Micky Arison, Carnival Corporation chairman.
“At the same time, I would also like to thank and acknowledge the contributions of Uzi Zucker during his long tenure as a member of our board,” he added.
Arison noted that Zucker has been designated director emeritus by the company’s board.
Since 2008, Kelly-Ennis has served as president and chief executive officer of Diageo Canada, a subsidiary of Diageo plc, a global spirits, wine and beer company.
Prior to that, she was chief marketing officer for Diageo North America, another subsidiary of Diageo plc, for three years.