Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd announced today that the Board of Directors has nominated Ann S. Moore, former chairman and chief executive officer of Time Inc., for election as a director at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 31, 2012. If elected, Ms. Moore will serve for a three-year term, and the Board will expand from 11 to 12 members.
In 1978, the same year she received her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, Ms. Moore joined Time Inc. as a corporate financial analyst. She subsequently served in key executive positions for several of the most popular consumer magazines in publishing, such as TIME, People, InStyle, People en Espanol, and Real Simple. While President of People magazine, Moore took what was already the most profitable weekly magazine in the U.S. to new heights of success, both domestically and internationally, spinning it off into the Australian Who Weekly, followed by InStyle, People en Espanol, Real Simple and People StyleWatch, as well as InStyle’s growing international franchise. Most recently, Ms. Moore served as chairman and chief executive officer of Time Inc. from July 2002 to September 2010, retiring as chairman in January 2011.