Carnival Corporation appoints Heidi M. Barker
Carnival Corporation has announced the appointment of Heidi M. Barker as vice president of corporate communications in the ethics and compliance department.
Based at the company’s headquarters in Miami, Barker will report to Carnival Corporation Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer Peter Anderson, starting in March. Barker joins the companywide ethics and compliance team led by Anderson.
Barker will lead all ethics and compliance communications for Carnival Corporation, including the key focus areas of health, environment, safety, security, culture and training, among others. As part of this role, she will coordinate compliance-related communications across the organization, working closely with Roger Frizzell, the corporation's chief communications officer, and the compliance and communications teams within the company's nine cruise brands.
Additionally, Barker will oversee communications for Operation Oceans Alive, Carnival Corporation's environmental commitment and stewardship program, officially launched in 2018. Barker brings over 25 years of experience and senior leadership in corporate communications and broadcast journalism to Carnival Corporation. Most recently, Barker served as chief communications officer at Cleveland Avenue LLC, a food and beverage venture capital and consulting firm in Chicago, where she built the startup’s communication function from inception, designing it to include corporate narrative and messaging platforms, internal and external communications, and an integrated social media presence.
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