JacTravel reveals new leadership team

1 Nov 2015

Ahead of this year’s World Travel Market (which takes place at ExCel London between 2nd and 5th November), JacTravel is revealing its new leadership structure following the acquisition of TotalStay Group earlier in the year.

The combined business will now be led by an executive team of six people, three formerly from JacTravel and three formerly from TotalStay.

Terry Williamson, CEO of JacTravel commented: “Our leadership team represents the best in the business. We have formed an extremely talented group of people from two successful companies who have an incredible amount of experience in the industry along with a proven track record of delivering success for all stakeholders. We are really looking forward to presenting the team at this year’s WTM.”

The JacTravel leadership team is as follows:

Terry Williamson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO): In his role as CEO, Terry has led the group for the past 3 years, and now assumes responsibility for the combined business. Terry has nearly 30 years’ experience in the travel industry having previously held leadership positions at Education & Adventure Travel Group, Monarch Travel Group and Thomas Cook Group.

Peter Clements, Deputy CEO: Peter qualified and practised as a lawyer in the City before founding TotalStay Group in 1999. Now, as Deputy CEO for the combined business, Peter is responsible for overseeing and implementing the integration of both businesses.

Stuart Ellis, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO): As CCO, Stuart has overall responsibility for the Sales, Purchasing, and Groups Division of JacTravel. Stuart joined TotalStay Group in 2013 after previous leadership roles in the industry at companies including GTA, Emirates and TUI.

Stuart Nassos, Chief Operating Officer (COO): With over 20 years’ experience in the travel industry, Stuart Nassos has held senior and leadership posts at Sabre GDS, Lastminute.com and Holiday Autos. As COO, Stuart heads up the Operations, IT, Content and HR functions at JacTravel.

Mario Bodini, Executive Vice President (EVP): With over 30 years experience at JacTravel, Mario is now responsible for new source market development, with a particular emphasis on the company’s expansion into China and other Asian markets.

Nick Williams, Chief Financial Officer (CFO): Nick has spent most of the last 12 years as a finance leader with private-equity backed, high-growth technology businesses. Most recently he was Group FD at leading telematics group Masternaut (backed by Francisco Partners). Nick joined JacTravel in 2015 and is responsible for Investor relations, Finance and Business intelligence

The new team will be present at WTM to meet existing and prospective clients and suppliers.


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