james mccarthy
vice president, business development - europe

James McCarthy joined Cydcor in 1997 and brings more than 25 years of experience as a senior executive in business development and management to the company. As Vice President of Business Development-Europe, James works directly with Cydcor’s President and Chief Revenue Officer to acquire new clients and manage existing relationships.

Prior to joining Cydcor, James worked as an independent business consultant and corporate executive for two start-up telephone companies in Asia. Prior to this, he was the Senior Vice President of Land Operations at Princess Cruises. Over his 12-year career at Princess Cruises, his responsibilities included the development and management of the reservations, airline, and IT services departments, as well as international shore excursion and embarkation services. James played a pivotal role in establishing the cruise line company as a leader within the international travel industry.

Previously, James worked for American Airlines, where he began his professional career and ultimately served as Director of Reservations and Ticket Offices for the western U.S., overseeing over 1,000 employees. During his 16-year tenure with American Airlines, his responsibilities included sales and marketing positions, the development of new reservations and flight load prediction systems, as well as manpower development systems.