Carnival Cruise Line has announced the appointment of Ron L. Phillips as senior vice president of human resources - office of people and potential.
In this capacity, Phillips will oversee shoreside and shipboard human resources for the cruise line, including talent acquisition, talent management, leadership development, human capital planning, employee engagement, compensation and benefits, and performance management. Phillips begins his new role effective October 19 and will report to Carnival President Christine Duffy.
Phillips has nearly 20 years of HR experience, most recently serving as chief human resources officer for New York Presbyterian Hospital, which encompasses seven major hospitals, 23,000 employees and 6,000 affiliated physicians. Prior to that he spent eight years in human resource roles at Comcast, eventually rising to the position of senior vice president of human resources. He has also served in HR roles at Ryder Transportation and McDonald's Corporation.
Phillips has a B.S. degree from Virginia State University and a Law Degree from the University of Richmond.