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Carnival Corporation announces two new compliance appointments

Written by Kevin Fuhrman
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 Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced the promotion of Chris Donald to senior vice president of corporate environmental compliance and the appointment of Peter Anderson to its newly created position of chief ethics and compliance officer.

Donald willcontinue to serve in his role as the company’s corporate compliance manager, reporting directly to Anderson, who will be a member of the executive leadership team and report directly to Carnival Corporation President and CEOArnold Donald.

In his new role, Donald will continue leading Carnival Corporation’s ongoing corporate environmental compliance efforts. His scope includes an expansion of strategic programs to continuously improve environmental training, operations and reporting across the company’s nine global cruise line brands, and overseeing the company-wide commitment to environmental compliance, excellence and leadership.

Donald is also responsible for the development and ongoing management of Operation OceansAlive, the corporation’s environmental commitment and stewardship program, officially launched in 2018. Designed to promote a culture of transparency, learning and commitment within Carnival Corporation, Operation Oceans Alive ensures that employees receive environmental education, training and oversight, as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to protecting the oceans, seas and destinations in which it operates.

Serving for the past two years as vice president of corporate environmental compliance, Donald plays an integral role in leading environmental compliance initiatives ,including enhancing procedures, developing training, installing equipment, improving audit processes and implementing multiple programs that improveoperations related to environmental compliance, operations and commitment.

“I feel fortunate to have worked with Chris over the last several years in multipleroles related to environmental compliance and safety,” said BillBurke, chief maritime officer for Carnival Corporation. “Chris has played a key leadership role in helping us further our commitment to protecting and preserving the oceans, seas and destinations we visit around the world. In this expanded capacity, I am confident he will continue to successfully lead our ongoing efforts to be proactive stewards of our environment and improve ouroperations with a relentless focus on environmental compliance, excellence andleadership.”  

As for Anderson’s new role at the company, he will direct strategy for and drive a culture of compliance and integrity that ensures adherence to legal and statutory requirements and the highest ethical principles. He will also lead the effort to develop new compliance training programs for the company’s 120,000 employees around the world and be responsible for making significant contributions to the company’s compliancerisk management program, including identifying potential areas of risk inoperations and implementing risk management plans.

Similar to Donald, Anderson will oversee Operation Oceans Alive.

“I am honored and privileged to serve in this important role, and look forward to continuing to work with ourleaders, and most importantly, our team of dedicated employees to help build anethics and compliance program that is truly world class,” said Anderson.”Our strategic plan involves goals and key actions to build a strong andproactive compliance culture that is based on open communications—bothlistening and responding—as well as adequate resources and improvedtools.”

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