US-HEADQUARTERED tour operator Collette will be without a locally based manager following the resignation of general mgr Alison Mead, effective mid-Apr.
Mead is departing the company to “focus on family priorities”, Collette said in a statement.
Collette’s svp of international business Christian Leibl-Cote praised Mead for her efforts in building the firm’s profile in this market since the brand launched an Australian operation.
“We are sorry to be losing such a talented leader who has established strong partnerships and solid growth for the company in Australia,” Leibel-Cote said.
Collette’s head of marketing James Hewlett and head of sales Amanda McCann will lead the business’ growth going forward, overseen by Leibl-Cote.