Bob Dickinson, president and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines, has told Carnival Corp. that he will retire at the end of the year: Gerry Cahill, CFO of Carnival, will assume Dickinson's responsibilities as president and CEO effective immediately, and David Bernstein, Carnival's vice president, will become the company's CFO, also effective immediately.
Gerry Cahill joined Carnival Corp. in 1994 as vice president, finance, and in 1998 was promoted to senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer. In December 2003, he was named executive vice president and CFO.
David Bernstein joined the Carnival group in 1998 as chief financial officer of the company's Cunard Line and Seabourn Cruise Line operating units. In July 2003, he moved to Carnival Corp. to become vice president and treasurer.