MIAMI (August 1, 2012) -- Marty Goldman has been appointed senior vice president of corporate casino operations for Miami-based Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise vacation group.
In this capacity, Goldman is responsible for the continued development of shipboard casinos across the company’s cruise brands. Goldman will join Carnival on August 8 and will report to Richard Ames, Carnival Corporation & plc’s senior vice president of shared services.
Prior to joining Carnival, Goldman served in several senior casino positions during the past 12 years within the Caesars organization. Most recently, he served as vice president, marketing shared services for Caesars Entertainment. Prior to that, he was vice president, marketing and operations for Harrah’s Rincon Casino and Resort. He also led a turnaround effort as chief marketing officer at London Clubs International in the UK.
Goldman graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor of science in advertising.
“These combined experiences will enable Marty to effectively work with the brands in support of existing casino operations and to identify and implement new opportunities in the future,” Ames noted.
Carnival Corporation & plc is the largest cruise company in the world, with a portfolio of cruise brands in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, comprised of Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard, Ibero Cruises, P&O Cruises (Australia) and P&O Cruises (UK).
Together, these brands operate 100 ships totalling 203,000 lower berths with seven new ships scheduled to be delivered between March 2013 and March 2016. Carnival Corporation & plc also operates Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, the leading tour company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Traded on both the New York and London Stock Exchanges, Carnival Corporation & plc is the only group in the world to be included in both the S&P 500 and the FTSE 100 indices.