UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 6, 2014
|(Exact name of registrant||(Exact name of registrant|
|as specified in its charter)||as specified in its charter)|
Republic of Panama
England and Wales
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|of incorporation)||of incorporation)|
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3655 N.W. 87th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33178-2428
United States of America
5 Gainsford Street
London SE1 2NE
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011 44 20 7940 5381
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|including area code)||including area code)|
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|if changed since last report.)||if changed since last report.)|
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Section 5 Corporate Governance and Management.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Pier Luigi Foschi, a member of the Boards of Directors of Carnival Corporation and Carnival plc (together, the Companies), Chairman of Costa Crociere, S.p.A. and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Asia, a division of Carnival plc, notified the Companies on January 6, 2014 that he will be retiring from the Boards of Directors effective January 6, 2014 and from employment with the Companies which concluded November 30, 2013.
On January 6, 2014, the Companies, along with Costa Crociere, S.p.A. and Carnival Asia (collectively, Carnival) entered into a Mutual Separation and Settlement Agreement (the Settlement Agreement) with Mr. Foschi. The Settlement Agreement provides for, among other things, non-competition, non-solicitation, and confidentiality covenants as well as a general waiver of claims against Carnival, its affiliates, officers and directors by Mr. Foschi. Carnival Corporation will pay Mr. Foschi 1,000,000 in consideration for his waiver of claims and 250,000 in consideration for the non-competition and non-solicitations obligations provided for in the Settlement Agreement.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, each of the registrants has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CARNIVAL CORPORATION||CARNIVAL plc|
|By: /s/ Arnaldo Perez||By: /s/ Arnaldo Perez|
|Name: Arnaldo Perez||Name: Arnaldo Perez|
|Title: Senior Vice President,||Title: Senior Vice President,|
|General Counsel &||General Counsel &|
|Date: January 7, 2014||Date: January 7, 2014|