Carnival Sets Up Asia Unit, Appoints Head

Press Release
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Carnival Corporation appoints Costa Cruises Chairman Pier Luigi Foschi to oversee the company's growth strategies within the Asian region.

In his role as chairman and chief executive officer of the new Carnival Asia unit, Foschi will be responsible for establishing Carnival Corporation & plc's new corporate offices in Singapore and providing guidance and assistance to the organization's various operating units in pursuing their Asian cruise strategies.   

Currently, Carnival Corporation & plc's Asia operations include two Costa Cruises ships based in China and Singapore and Princess Cruises' Sun Princess, which will launch a series of voyages from Japan next spring.

Foschi, who retired as CEO of Costa Cruises in July, will continue to serve in his current role of chairman and a managing director of the Costa group and as a member of the board of directors of Carnival Corporation & plc.

Foschi has extensive experience in the Asian marketplace, overseeing Costa's initial entry into the region in 2006 and has also maintained excellent relationships with local government and tourism officials.  Additionally, prior to joining Costa, Foschi resided in Hong Kong and Singapore for many years while serving as executive vice president of Pacific Asia operations for the Otis Elevator Company.

 


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