MSC Cruises Appoints New Manager of National Accounts

Richard Hickey to oversee MSC Cruises' national accounts in Fort Lauderdale By: Naomi Kahlon
Richard Hickey // (c) 2012 MSC Cruises
Richard Hickey // (c) 2012 MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises announces Richard Hickey as manager of national accounts. Hickey will oversee the cruise line's national accounts from MSC's North American headquarters in Fort Lauderdale.

As part of Hickey's strong history in sales, he is recognized for generating more than $20 million in revenue in a previous position as regional sales director of Oceania Cruises. He has served as the director of sales manager for Celebrity Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Lines and, as a recipient of numerous industry awards, he has been acknowledged for continually surpassing sales goals.

"An accomplished sales professional with more than 25 years' experience, Richard has a proven track record of making significant contributions to leading travel and cruise companies," said Richard E. Sasso, president and CEO of MSC Cruises (USA), Inc. "He has a long trajectory of successfully managing teams and directing major accounts. We are confident that Richard will be instrumental in continuing to grow our national accounts while ensuring sales excellence."

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