This is a roundup of announcements related to people moves and business expansions in travel in September 2018
12 September 2018
Traveldoo creates CCO role
- The travel and expense tech specialists have named Jean-Sébastien Irigoyen as chief commercial officer, reporting in to CEO Stéphane Donders. He “will be responsible for leading the commercial sales strategy including customer acquisition and client account management, to increase revenue growth and market share, in Europe and then globally.” He joins after seven years with Travelport where he had various strategic sales roles. Traveldoo was bought by Expedia Group’s Egencia in 2011.
5 September 2018
ETTSA names Klenner’s replacement
3 September 2018
Adara taps Accenture for CMO
- Travel data specialist Adara has named Carolyn Corda as its chief marketing officer. She joins Adara from Accenture, where she was managing director of Applied Intelligence for the travel practice in North America.
Nike man does it for WizzAir
- The Budapest-based low-cost carrier has named Joel Goldberg to the newly-created role of chief digital officer. Goldberg joins from Nike, where he is currently senior director of technology. At WizzAir his group-wide CDO brief covers “e-commerce, data analytics and automation, IT innovation and IT infrastructure and services”. He reports in to Stephen Jones, EVP and deputy CEO.