Carnival Corp. & plc has appointed Roger Frizzell to the newly created position of senior vice president of corporate communications, effective June 24. Frizzell will report to Carnival Chairman and CEO Micky Arison and Vice Chairman and COO Howard Frank. Frizzell will serve as Carnival Corp.’s chief communications officer, handling all corporate-level communications and public relations activities for the group’s 10 cruise lines.
Frizzell most recently was vice president and chief communications officer for Pacific Gas & Electric in San Francisco. During his 30-year career, Frizzell served as a top public relations executive at American Airlines for nearly a decade, and held high-level communications positions at Hewlett-Packard, Lucent Technologies and AT&T. He was inducted into the PR News Hall of Fame in 2011 and was named by the Holmes Report as one of the top chief communications officers in the industry.