Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has named Laura B. Miller as its senior vice president and chief human resources officer. Miller joins Royal Caribbean with more than 25 years of experience implementing human resources strategies for leading companies including ADT Corporation, Coca-Cola and Raytheon Company. Miller will report directly to Richard D. Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Miller most recently served as SVP and chief human resources officer for ADT Corporation, where she was responsible for leading all human resource functions for the $3.6B company with approximately 17,000 employees in over 200 locations. Prior to that, Miller was the chief human resources officer for Coca-Cola Refreshments, a $20B subsidiary of the Coca-Cola Company, where she led a team of over 650 HR professionals that were responsible for supporting 70,000 employees in over 600 locations.
Miller graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Industry and Labor Relations.
As of December 31, 2017, Royal Caribbean's global brands employed over 67,000 employees, including 61,000 shipboard employees as well as 6,000 full-time and 100 part-time employees in the company’s shoreside operations.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) is the parent company of the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises. The company is also a 50 percent joint venture owner of the German brand TUI Cruises, a 49 percent shareholder in the Spanish brand Pullmantur and a minority shareholder in the Chinese brand SkySea Cruises.