Holland America Line and Seabourn welcomed senior management from Carnival Corporation & plc to Seattle. The team is in town for their annual meeting with HAL and Seabourn executives Oct. 9-10 to review 2012 successes and plans for 2013. The team is in the process of holding similar meetings with the other eight brands in the Carnival Corp. family. The Carnival Corp. group includes Chairman and CEO Micky Arison, Vice Chairman and COO Howard Frank, Sr. Vice President and CFO David Bernstein, Sr. Vice President of Shared Services Richard Ames, Vice President of Corporate Planning Marie McKenzie, Vice President of Investor Relations Beth Roberts and Chairman and CEO Carnival Asia Pier Luigi Foschi.
Other special visitors include President and CEO of Princess Cruises Alan Buckelew, President of Holland America/Princess Alaska Charlie Ball, Vice President of Finance and Administration for Holland America/Princess Alaska Dave Musselwhite, Sr. Vice President and CFO of Princess Cruises Tim Howie and Executive Vice President of Reservations, Sales and Guest Services for Princess Cruises Dean Brown. The meeting at HAL and Seabourn headquarters follows the Carnival Corp. quarterly board meeting, which was held yesterday in downtown Seattle.