Royal Caribbean Group announced today the appointment of Amy C. McPherson, former President and CEO of Europe for Marriott International, to the Board of Directors. Her appointment took effect on December 21, 2020.
“It is an honor to welcome Amy to our Board of Directors,” said Richard D. Fain, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean Group. “Her many years of commitment to the growth of the travel industry as well as her deep experience in the development of international markets will be a valuable addition to the board.”
McPherson spent more than 30 years in leadership roles at Marriott International, including 10 years of service as the company’s president and CEO in Europe, until she retired in 2019. While at Marriott, she was recognized as one of 25 outstanding “ Women Who Think Business ”by the Washington Business Journal.
Ms McPherson is the former Vice President of the Executive Advisory Council at James Madison University College of Business. Currently, she is the lead investor in KidsKnowBest, a full-service creative agency that delivers strong branding solutions for the social age driven by children.