Tony D. Dinkins was named VP of corporate human resources for Carnival Cruise Lines.
Dinkins will be responsible for overseeing the company’s shoreside talent management process including all hiring, evaluation, performance-driven compensation, and rewards and benefits strategies, as well as corporate training, for personnel at the company’s offices in Miami and Miramar, Fla., and Colorado Springs, Colo. Dinkins joins the company effective May 7, and will report to Carnival Cruise Lines’ chief financial officer Anne Bramman.
Prior to joining Carnival, Dinkins served as VP of human resources consulting and services at Citrix Systems, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based software company. In 2011 he was a recipient of the South Florida Business Journal Human Resources Excellence Award. Prior to joining Citrix, Dinkins held a number of senior level positions for technology companies such as Avaya, Lucent Technologies and AT&T Global Information Solutions.
Dinkins earned his MBA from Columbia University in New York, N.Y. and graduated with a bachelor of science in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.