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Bill Brand

Bill Brand
Bill
Brand

Chief Retail Officer
Carnival Corporate & PCL
Bill Brand is recognized as a transformative leader in the media and retail industries. Brand has a track record of leveraging experiences and knowledge to drive commerce. He is respected for galvanizing and driving results-focused teams.

Bill joined Carnival Corporation as SVP & Chief Retail Officer October 2018. In this newly-created, cross brand facilitation role, Bill will be collaborating with Carnival Corporation’s brand retail and procurement teams to help drive the performance of their retail offerings and media assets while enhancing guest retail and overall experience whether it be pre, post or on-board. He will be based in Miami.

Prior to joining Carnival Corp, Bill was the co-architect charged with transforming HSN from a TV-centric business to multi-channel marketing and retail business. He developed several key initiatives that led to significant brand, customer and business growth including entertainment partnerships with Hollywood studios, a ground breaking product development platform focused on entrepreneurs and HSN’s philanthropy program.

Earlier in his career, Bill worked in programming and content production at Lifetime Television and at VH1. He started his career in local news working in a number of cities including Columbus, OH, Los Angeles, CA and Orlando, FL.

Brand serves on several boards including Habitat for Humanity International, The Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, and The National Retail Federation Foundation.

He holds a BS in Communications from Ohio University.

Speaking in:

Monday Jan 14
10:30 - 11:00 AM
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Hall E, Level 1
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