The Propeller Club of the U.S. Port of New Orleans will honor Arnold W. Donald, President & CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc, as their 2015 Maritime Person of the Year at their 82nd Annual Maritime Person of the Year Gala on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside’s Napoleon Ballroom, 2 Poydras Street.

There will be a 7:00 p.m. cocktail reception, and an 8:00 p.m. dinner and award presentation. Cocktail attire is requested.

The event, hosted by the Propeller Club of the U.S. Port of New Orleans, will recognize Donald for Carnival's contributions to the Port and City of New Orleans.  RSVP HERE

A native of New Orleans, Donald received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton College, a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Donald and his wife Hazel have two daughters, Radiah and Alicia, and one son Zachary.