Timeshare vacation exchange network RCI, part of Wyndham Destinations, has named Paul Mulcahy managing director for the company’s operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Mulcahy’s career spans more than two decades in both the hospitality and travel industries. He had led a combination of finance, marketing and planning strategies at both corporate and divisional levels across EMEA.
He most recently served as SVP at Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, where he was a member of the executive committee. He led the hospitality firm’s commercial and digital transformation, driving promotional activities to boost customer loyalty. Prior to Mövenpick, he led distribution for the tourism services brand Pierre & Vacances Center Parcs Group through direct web business, CRM, and call centers.
Mulcahy also held leadership roles for global online travel company Orbitz.com, and was the e-commerce director for IHG.
A native of Ireland, Mulcahy participated in INSEAD’s (granduate business school Institut Européen d’Administration des Affaires).Creating Customer Value International Marketing Program. He earned an MBA from Lancaster University, a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Leicester, and an undergraduate degree in Economics, with a minor in French, from University College Cork. He will be based at the RCI offices in Kettering, England.
RCI has 3.8 million members, with more than 4,300 affiliated resorts in approximately 110 countries.