Carol Cabezas is the chief operating officer of Azamara. In this role Carol is responsible for the full range of operations of the cruise line including Sales, Marketing, Revenue, Finance, Deployment and Shipboard Operations.
Most recently, Carol was vice president of Investor Relations for the parent company, Royal Caribbean Group, managing relationships with the global investor and analyst community. During her tenure she attracted new investors to the shareholder base and broadened reach across new markets including Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Carol joined Royal Caribbean Group in 2000 and since that time has held a variety of leadership roles across Sales, Finance and Revenue Management. As the associate vice president of National and Strategic Accounts, North America for Celebrity Cruises, Carol was accountable for the development of business opportunities with national consortia, key strategic trade partners, and the continued success of the Home-based channel. As director of Sales Planning and Strategy for Celebrity Sales she was charged with the development and implementation of national promotional campaigns, trade compensation, business analysis and strategy, financial planning, and automation tools for trade and field sales.
Prior to her career at Royal Caribbean Group, Carol was an Associate Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Dispute Analysis and Corporate Recovery team.
Carol holds a Masters in Finance from University of Miami and Bachelor degrees in Finance and Accounting from Stern School of Business at New York University.
Carol lives in Coral Gables, Florida, with her husband Francisco and their two children.