President & CEO,
Lisa Lutoff-Perlo is a dynamic business leader whose vision and strategy has propelled Celebrity Cruises to become the performance leader in the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) portfolio. Her record-breaking results and industry firsts have earned her a reputation as a trailblazer in the complex maritime industry.
Appointed President and CEO in December 2014, Lutoff-Perlo leads the multi-billion-dollar brand with 13 ships sailing to 300+ global ports worldwide. She also leads Royal Caribbean Cruises’ (RCL) Global Marine Organization, ensuring that the corporation’s $27-billion fleet of 51 ships run safely, smoothly and efficiently across all RCL brands.
Lisa’s commitment to opening up the world through travel has brought unprecedented recognition and awards to Celebrity Cruises for its industry impact, commitment to service excellence and the environment.
An avid champion for diversity and inclusion, education, STEM and an advocate for women, Lutoff-Perlo has ignited many initiatives to raise the percentage of female officers, including hiring the first female American captain, the first female African bridge officer, and the first female Ecuadorian captain.
Lutoff-Perlo has a guiding value of giving back lends her leadership to a number of philanthropic, business and women’s organizations on local, national and international levels.
Celebrity partners with impactful organizations in the areas of girl’s education (Malala Fund), sustainability and environment (World Wildlife Fund), STEM (Columbia University, FIU, NSU and University of Miami), gender equality, service excellence (Forbes Travel Guide), and expanding the footprint of women in the maritime industry.