Cunard has appointed Richard Meadows as President of Cunard Line – North America, assuming operating responsibility for the Cunard brand throughout Canada and the U.S., effective Dec. 1.
Meadows will retain his role as President of Seabourn, leading all business and global operations for the ultra-luxury cruise line. As President of Cunard – North America and Seabourn, Meadows will be responsible for generating brand awareness, growing revenues and yields, advancing exceptional product innovation and providing unmatched guest experiences for both brands.
Meadows has held key positions at a number of Carnival Corporation & plc brands over his 29-year career with the group and has held the position of President of Seabourn since 2011. During that time, he also served as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Guest Programmes for Holland America Line, where he had global revenue responsibility. With his appointment as President of Cunard – North America, Meadows will gradually step away from Holland America Line to give his complete focus to his new role, said a release from Cunard.