Billy McDonough has been named FCM Travel Solutions president for the Americas, effective immediately.
This new role comes after measured and noteworthy success during his tenure as the FCM USA brand leader.
McDonough has seen the brand through many new partnerships and technological enhancements over the last five years as led FCM in the USA.
In his new post he will look to share the best practices and create strategic synergies among the markets under his leadership, which now include the USA, Canada, Mexico and Argentina.
McDonough started with Flight Centre in 1996 as a travel consultant, a role he continues to have a great deal of admiration for.
He has worked across the corporate, leisure and procurement divisions of the company, having held a number of executive positions, including president of the iconic Liberty Travel brand in the USA.
“Billy’s unique sense of humour, wit and uncanny way of understanding the human psyche have been a breath of fresh air at all times.
“Having his thought leadership, guidance and structure over these key markets will be invaluable,” said president Charlene Leiss, Flight Centre Corporate Brands.”