Harrington will oversee the hoppa consumer brand as well as trade specialist A2B transfers.
Harrington joins the transfer provider with a commercial background that includes more than 20 years of sales and leadership at HSBC, technology business Maru/edr and manufacturer UKCG Group Ltd.
His predecessor retires this month after nine years with the transfer provider and 44 years in the industry, including spells with many major names including Thomas Cook, Thomson, Unijet and Holiday Inn.
Hoppa Group chief operating officer Matt Hall said: “We are delighted to welcome Chris Harrington to the business, where his technical and operational experience will be invaluable to our growth and development plans.
“We would like to thank Phil Norris for his substantial contribution to the growth and success of the company and hope he enjoys a well-deserved retirement.”
Harrington added: “I am excited to join the team at hoppa and look forward to working with them to help grow the business further.
“There are some new and exciting developments this year that I will be focusing on to take the business to the next stage with a particular focus on growing choice and destinations for our customers and to invest in our technology.”