The Royal Caribbean Group has appointed Rebecca Yeung, corporate vice-president, operations science and advanced technology at FedEx Corporation, to its board of directors, effective March 15, 2023.
"Ms. Yeung brings a valuable combination of skills to our board, as she is well-versed in technology, digitization and business strategy," stated Richard D. Fain, the company's chairman of the board, on Monday (March 20).
Jason Liberty, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean Group, added: "We're excited to welcome Rebecca Yeung to the Board of Directors as we continue to deliver the world's best vacations, responsibly."
"We believe her experience in technology, automation and innovation will be a valuable addition to the board as we usher in the next phases of our growth."
Yeung has nearly 30 years of global experience in both strategy and operations technology. She joined FedEx Corporation – a global logistics company with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce, and business services – in 1998 and has served in various marketing, innovation, and technology roles.
In her current role, Yeung is responsible for advancing FedEx's innovation and transformation strategy, including scaling robotics and automation technology, autonomous vehicles, decision science, and electromobility.
Prior to this role, she served as vice president, advanced technology and innovation at FedEx since 2015. Yeung also serves on the board of directors of Columbus McKinnon.
Yeung is a graduate of Fudan University in Shanghai, China, and has an MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.