Carnival Pays Quarterly Dividend, Appoints New Director
Carnival Corporation appoints new non-exec director to serve on health, environment, safety & security committees
At the annual shareholders meeting of Carnival Corporation & plc held in Miami Beach, Fla., shareholders elected a new member to the company's board of directors – Debra Kelly-Ennis, president and chief executive officer of Diageo Canada, Inc. Kelly-Ennis will serve in a non-executive capacity on Carnival Corporation & plc's 14-member board, effective immediately. She will also serve on the board-level Health, Environmental, Safety and Security Committee
Carnival Corporation & plc's board of directors also approved a quarterly dividend to holders of Carnival Corporation common stock and Carnival plc (CUK) ordinary shares of $0.25 per share. The board approved a record date for the quarterly dividend of May 25, 2012, and a payment date of June 15, 2012.
Holders of Carnival Corporation common stock and Carnival plc ADSs will receive the dividend payable in U.S. dollars. The dividend for Carnival plc ordinary shares will be payable in U.S. dollars or sterling. In the absence of instructions or elections to the contrary, holders of Carnival plc ordinary shares will automatically receive the dividend in sterling.