MIAMI — Carnival Corporation has named Heidi Barker as VP of corporate communications in the ethics and compliance department. Based at the company's headquarters in Miami, Barker (pictured) will report to chief ethics and compliance officer Peter Anderson, starting in March. Most recently, Barker served as chief communications officer at Cleveland Avenue, a food and beverage venture capital and consulting firm in Chicago.

NEW YORK — Development Counsellors International, a marketing and economic development agency, has announced the promotion of Kayla Leska to managing director of tourism public relations. In her new role, Leska will oversee communications strategy for DCI’s tourism public relations division clients and direct the firm’s tourism crisis/recovery communication efforts.

BOULDER, CO — CBD extracts company Charlotte's Web has named Kelly Shea senior VP of government affairs & corporate communications, overseeing federal and state government relations, corporate social responsibility, communications, and customer education. Shea joins from Danone North America, where she worked to advance policies for organic dairy farmers and food manufacturers.