President and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines Speaks at The Leadership Lectures Series at FIU
Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Florida International University, College of Law, RDB 1000
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, Florida 33199
To attend The Leadership Lectures series with Gerry Cahill, please register online or visit lead.fiu.edu for further information.
The Center for Leadership at Florida International University is pleased to announce that Gerry Cahill, president and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines, will be the keynote speaker of their next Leadership Lectures series. Cahill will deliver a public lecture on â€œCarnival Cruise Lines: A Cultural Transformation,â€ where he will address why the most successful cruise line in the world is undergoing a significant cultural change and how they plan on implementing it. The lecture, which is part of the Centerâ€™s The Leadership Lectures series, is free and open to the public.
At the helm of the worldâ€™s largest and most popular cruise line since 2007, Cahill oversees 43,000 employees and 24 cruise ships that carry 4.4 million passengers annually. Prior to being appointed to his current position, Cahill served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Carnival Corporation & plc. He joined Carnival Cruise Linesâ€™ parent company, Carnival Corporation, in 1994, where he served as senior vice president (finance and chief financial officer) and vice president (finance).
The Leadership Lectures series, presented by Mercantil Commercebank, features world-class, accomplished and influential leaders with expertise ranging from business and philanthropy to public service and academic research. The main goal of the series is to allow the South Florida community to have access to the expertise, advice and best practices of some the world’s foremost leadership minds.
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