Jeffrey J. Gearhart
Carnival plc Director since April 2020
Mr. Gearhart was the Executive Vice President, Global Governance and Corporate Secretary for Walmart, Inc. (“Walmart”), a global retailer, responsible for oversight of Walmart’s global legal, compliance, ethics and security and investigative functions, among others, until 2018. Mr. Gearhart joined Walmart in 2003 as Vice President and General Counsel, Corporate Division. In 2007, he became Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, and then took over as the head of the company’s legal department when he was promoted to General Counsel in 2009. Mr. Gearhart was appointed corporate secretary in 2010, and in 2012 his responsibilities were expanded to include oversight of compliance, ethics and investigations, in addition to legal. Before joining Walmart, Mr. Gearhart was a partner with Kutak Rock LLP, practicing in the corporate, securities and mergers and acquisitions areas.
Board Committees: Compliance and HESS
Other Public Company Boards: Bank OZK