Sunrise, FL October 15, 2010 – Eyecast (formerly OCP), a global leader in cloud-based video surveillance, today announced that Robert (Bob) Dickinson, member of the Carnival Corporation board of directors and former CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines (NYSE: CCL) is elected to the Eyecast Board of Directors at the annual shareholder meeting that took place on October 11, 2010.
As a founder of Carnival in 1972, Bob helped build the Company into a fortune 500 company. In May 2005, Dickinson was made CEO and president to more accurately reflect his role as the highest-ranking executive at the world’s largest and most popular cruise operator. He retired from his post as president and CEO in November 2007. He currently serves on the board of directors of the cruise line’s parent company, Carnival Corporation
During his Carnival career, he was named “Travel Executive of the Year” by Travel Trade magazine and his marketing honors include the Association of Travel Marketing Executives (ATME), Atlas Award, Travel Weekly’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Travel Industry Association of America Hall of Leaders designation. He was also named one of the 100 Best Marketers in the Nation by Advertising Age magazine.
“Eyecast is pleased and honored to have Bob Dickinson on our Board of Directors”, said Eyecast CEO, John DuBois. As one of greatest marketing minds in the world and with his experience building Carnival from a small company buying their first cruise ship in 1972 to the largest and most successful cruise line in the world, Bob will bring a wealth of value to Eyecast. Furthermore, Bob’s experience as the senior executive of one of the world’s largest companies, his board room experience in a Fortune 500 Company and his reputation as a generous philanthropist will make Mr. Dickinson a rare and valuable addition to the Eyecast Board of Directors. To learn more about Robert Dickinson, visit the company’s website referenced below
Based in Sunrise, Florida, Eyecast is a global leader in cloud-based video surveillance. The Company is a wholesale service provider of cloud-based video surveillance that develops and manufactures its own proprietary hardware and software systems for internal consumption. To learn more about Eyecast, visit the company’s web site at www.eyecast.com.