Reporting to Stein Kruse, Group CEO of Holland America Group and Carnival UK, Leibowitz will be responsible for overseeing all operations, including revenue management, deployment and itinerary planning, hotel operations, and sales and marketing.
Extensive experience and knowledge
Kruse said Leibowitz brings ‘extensive experience and knowledge that will further strengthen Seabourn’s position in the market.’ He added: ‘I am confident that Josh will help carry Seabourn through the challenges currently facing the travel industry to build on its longstanding reputation as an ultra-luxury travel brand unlike any other, supported by a team of people whose everyday focus is on delivering the best.’
Leibowitz joined Carnival Corp. & plc in 2013 as chief strategy officer and was also named senior vice president, Cunard North America in December 2016.
McKinsey & Co. background
Before Carnival, he served as managing partner of the Miami office of the consulting firm McKinsey & Co., where he was a leader in the work on advanced analytics and sales and marketing.
Leibowitz succeeds Rick Meadows, who retired from the Seabourn presidency at the end of May.