Royal Caribbean Cruises today announced the appointment of Renee Guttman as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), effective January 25, 2016.   

"Renee's role is paramount as Royal Caribbean continues to work in a global environment where information security is critical to the ongoing success of our Company," said Michael Giresi, Chief Information Officer, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. "Information security touches every aspect of our business and Renee's leadership and oversight will innovate RCL so that our information and systems are protected and in compliance with global regulations."

Guttman is an accomplished global information security and privacy executive with a proven track record of establishing internationally-recognized information security programs for Fortune 500 companies. Guttman was most recently Vice President of Information Risk and member of the Office of the CISO at Optiv, where she provided guidance to security leaders at enterprise-class organizations. Prior to this, she served in information security and privacy executive roles at Coca-Cola Company and Time Warner, Inc.