Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today announced the appointment of John F. Brock, chairman and CEO, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

"John's demonstrated leadership skills and his broad and impressive executive experience in the international beverage industry will help us to deliver long term value for shareholders," said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. 

"We warmly welcome him to the board."

Mr. Brock has been Chairman of Coca-Cola Enterprises since April 2008 and CEO since April 2006.  Before that, he served as CEO of InBev, S.A., a global brewer, from 2003 to 2005 and as COO of Cadbury Schweppes plc, from 1999 to 2002. 

Mr. Brock also has significant Board experience, having previously served on the boards of Dow Jones & Company, Campbell's Soup Company, InBev, Cadbury Schweppes, and Reed Elsevier.