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FedEx's Rebecca Yeung joins Royal Caribbean board

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Rebecca Yeung brings experience in technology, automation and innovation
Royal Caribbean Group appointed Rebecca Yeung, corporate VP operations science and advanced technology at FedEx Corp., to its board.

Chairman Richard Fain cited Yeung's 'valuable combination of skills ... as she is well-versed in technology, digitization and business strategy.'

Royal Caribbean Group President/CEO Jason Liberty added 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.'

30 years of experience in strategy and operations technology

Yeung has nearly 30 years of global experience in strategy and operations technology. She joined FedEx Corp. in 1998 and has served in various marketing, innovation and technology roles.

Currently she is responsible for advancing FedEx's innovation and transformation strategy, including scaling robotics and automation technology, autonomous vehicles, decision science and electromobility. Before this position, she served as VP advanced technology & innovation at FedEx since 2015.

14-member board

This brings the number of Royal Caribbean directors back to 14 following the departure of William Reilly in January. Besides Fain, Liberty and, now, Yeung, the board consists of John Brock, Stephen Howe Jr., William Kimsey, Michael Leavitt, Amy McPherson, Maritza Montiel, Ann Moore, Eyal Ofer, Vagn Sørensen, Donald Thompson and Arne 'Alex' Wilhelmsen.

Yeung also serves on the board of Columbus McKinnon.