Sture Myrmell Appointed To Carnival UK President ; Marguerite Fitzgerald To Lead Carnival Australia

Sep 28, 2021

Carnival Corporation & plc announced today appointments within its global leadership team, naming two important figures to take over leading positions for Carnival UK and Carnival Australia.

Sture Myrmell, currently president of P&O Cruises Australia and president of Carnival Australia, will take a new role as president of Carnival UK, the UK's largest cruise operator. Mr. Myrmell will be based in Southampton, England overseeing the Cunard and P&O Cruises UK operations. He will also serve temporarily as president of Cunard during the recruitment for that position.

Following this announcement  Josh Weinstein, chief operations officer for Carnival Corporation said "Sture is a two-decade-plus veteran at our company, so we look forward to him bringing his deep experience, excellent leadership skills and proven track record of success to a new leadership opportunity. He will play a crucial role in our success in the UK, and we look forward to his contributions as we deliver to our guests the best vacation experiences in the world.

Australian-born Marguerite Fitzgerald will assume Myrmell's prior position serving as president of P&O Cruises Australia and Carnival Australia. With two decades of strategy and operational experience, Fitzgerald will be based in Sydney and report directly to Jan Swartz, group president, Holland America Group. 

"Marguerite is a trusted global authority in the travel and tourism industry with extensive expertise in the worldwide cruise passenger market, including direct experience working in the Australian and New Zealand region," said Jan Swartz. "With the insight she brings from consulting with some of the world's most well-known travel and tourism companies, including several of our brands, she is uniquely qualified to make a strong contribution to Carnival Australia's continued success. We are delighted to welcome her to the team."