ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KSDK) - Carnival Corporation named St. Louis business leader Arnold Donald as its new CEO Tuesday.
Donald has been on Carnival's company board for 12 years and has held multiple senior management roles at Monsanto over 20-plus years, including president of the company's consumer and nutrition sector, as well as its agricultural sector.
Donald, a Washington University graduate, also served as former president and CEO of the Executive Leadership Council, a professional network and leadership forum for African-American executives of Fortune 500 companies.
Donald's new position comes after Carnival Corporation decided to split the roles of chairman and CEO. According to Carnival, former CEO Micky Arison will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board.