Carnival Corporation Chief Procurement Officer Julia Brown Receives Two Top Corporate Recognitions
Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Julia Brown has been recognized as one of this year’s “Women to Watch” by Cranfield University and one of 2019’s “Most Influential Women in Corporate America” by Savoy magazine.
Brown is recognized as one of only 50 women chosen from over 500 prospective candidates for the annual Women to Watch supplement, which is released in conjunction with the Female FTSE Report and showcases inspiring female professionals ideally suited for board positions with FTSE 350 companies now or in the near future.
In addition, this is the second time she has been named to the Savoy Most Influential Women in Corporate America list of African American women achievers impacting corporate America.
The accolades are the latest for Brown, who has received numerous recognitions during her four years in leadership at Carnival Corporation and throughout her career. As chief procurement officer for Carnival Corporation, Brown oversees strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management. Working closely with Carnival Corporation’s nine global cruise line brands and their leadership teams, Brown strategically procures goods and services from among over 33,000 suppliers globally to further strengthen the company’s supplier relationships and leverage its global scale across it $10 billion spend.