Heaney has proven himself by taking on additional responsibilities over time, according to his direct boss, Carnival president Christine Duffy.
He is responsible for legal and information technology functions, as well as strategic and commercial port development efforts for the line. He also recently assumed responsibility for supply chain and strategic sourcing.
Heaney joined Carnival as CFO in June 2015 after serving as CFO for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. Prior to that he held a number of executive financial positions including CFO and SVP finance and travel operations at Disney Cruise Line, where he worked for 17 years.
Earlier, Heaney held various financial posts at Royal Caribbean International.