Rick Meadows, 37, formerly vice president of sales and marketing for Windstar Cruises
, a unit of Carnival Corporation (CCL)
(NYSE: CCL), has transferred to the parent company assuming the position of vice president of marketing.
In this capacity, Meadows' responsibilities include evaluating potential e-marketing opportunities and further developing the World's Leading Cruise Lines, the marketing association for Carnival Corporation's six cruise brands. Meadows is expected to join Carnival Corporation early next month.
"Rick has spent most of his professional life working at a Carnival- affiliated company so we are very pleased to have someone of his experience join our corporate marketing team," said Micky Arison, chairman and CEO for Carnival Corporation. "Our corporate marketing initiatives, particularly with regard to the World's Leading Cruise Lines, have intensified as of late and Rick's talents will certainly be utilized in further bolstering these efforts," he added.