MIAMI, FL – Carnival Corporation & plc announced today that Randall J. Weisenburger, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Omnicom Group Inc., the world’s leading advertising, marketing, and corporate communications company, has been appointed to its boards of directors.
Weisenburger, 50, will serve in a non-executive capacity on Carnival Corporation & Carnival plc’s 14-member boards, effective immediately. He will also serve on the audit committees of each of the boards of directors.
Since joining New York-based Omnicom in 1998, Weisenburger has played a key role in the continued expansion and success of the company, which encompasses more than 1,500 agencies in 100-plus countries. Prior to joining Omnicom, Weisenburger was a founding member of Wasserstein Perella & Co. and in 1993 became the president and chief executive officer of the firm’s private equity investment unit, Wasserstein & Co.
Weisenburger is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and established the Wharton-Omnicom Communications Fellows Program, which trains students to serve as communications mentors to their peers.
“Randall is an excellent addition to our company’s boards, possessing extensive experience in all areas of finance, as well as a strong background in advertising and marketing. We look forward to his valuable input and guidance in the continued operation of our company,” said Micky Arison, Carnival Corporation & plc chairman and CEO.