EasyJet Holidays has created a board of directors as it targets becoming “a major player” in the holiday market.
The new team is made up of a combination of existing easyJet staff members and newly appointed travel industry professionals.
Joining the board are Alex Loftus, commercial director; Fiona Jennings, communications director; James Hardy, digital director, easyJet Holidays and easyJet; Paul Curtis, interim technology lead; Michelle Heywood, finance director; and Paul Bixby, strategy and sourcing director (joining July).
Rebecca Mills, legal director, and Mary Newcombe, marketing director, join the board from easyJet. Mills, Newcombe and Hardy’s remits will extend across both easyJet and easyJet Holidays.
A customer director role is currently being recruited for.
Garry Wilson, easyJet Holidays chief executive, said: “I am pleased to announce a number of appointments to my newly created board.
“This team has the ambition, experience, and diversity needed to build and grow our business to become a major player in the holiday market.”
Mandy Round, current general manager of easyJet Holidays, has decided to leave the business to pursue other professional opportunities, easyJet Holidays said.
Wilson added: “I’d like to thank Mandy for all her hard work and commitment over the past eight years managing the holidays business, and I along with my colleagues wish her all the best for her personal and professional future”.