Carnival CEO gives up the helm

After a series of highly publicized and sometimes fatal mishaps on cruises, the company’s top executive is moving aside. He’s still chairman of the board, though.

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That brand is Carnival. That someone is (now former) CEO Micky Arison, who has stepped down from his position in the wake of several unfortunate events.

Those include the Costa Concordia tragedy, in which 32 people died. There was also an incident in which the ship Triumph broke from its moorings, killing a Mobile, Ala., shipyard worker. PR Daily covered the company’s response to that incident.

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