Industry Appointments 08 Feb 18

Industry Appointments 08 Feb 18

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Colette Garnsey has joined The Flight Centre Travel Group as a Non-Executive Director, bringing with her a wealth of senior managerial experience which has included stints at David Jones, Pacific Brands and Premier Investments.

A new Business Development Manager for NSW and ACT has been installed at Ponant following the appointment of Debra Kearney to the role. She will be based in the cruise company’s North Sydney office and will be charged with nurturing key trade partner relationships.

Tim Smith will take on a newly-created role with Tramada after the company announced he will be the company’s new Sales and Account Manager. Smith arrives with previous travel experience including roles with Horizons Group Travel and Flight Centre.

Lufthansa has appointed Christina Forster as the new Chief Executive Officer of its subsidiary Brussels Airlines. She will replace Bernard Gustin in the role from 01 Apr. She will become the only female top exec of a major western airline after Carolyn McCall left easyJet.

John Constable has been revealed as Helloworld’s Group General Manager – Retail and Commercial. The newly-created position will see Constable head up the company’s retail and commercial operations. He joins following a 12-year stint at STA Travel in the UK.

Travellers Choice has named Paula Moylan to the role of BDM NSW & ACT. She has more than 20 years of experience in the travel industry and will be based in the Sydney office. Moylan joins from Qantas Holidays.

Helloworld Travel Limited’s corporate travel management arm QBT has recruited former BCD Travel Director of Sales, APAC Julie O’Leary to the position of Account Manager Vic, WA & SA. Further, QBT has named Jenny Watson as a new Account Manager, Victoria. Watson has spent the past 22 years managing the travel category for organisations such as Siemens, APA Group, RMIT, Wesfarmers and John Holland.

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