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News: Price takes up chief marketing role with bmi

bmi has appointed Antony Price as director marketing & customer with immediate effect. Based at the airline’s East Midlands hub and reporting to airline chief commercial officer Jochen Schnadt, Price will drive strategic efforts to further enhance bmi’s brand awareness across the carrier’s pan-European network, unlock new customer markets, and further develop the product proposition in line with bmi’s philosophy to deliver a seamless and convenient product to its customers. Price brings over 20 years’ aviation experience and has held senior leadership positions with Air New Zealand and British Airways,…

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News: Silva appointed to role of chief executive of Jumeirah

Jumeirah has announced the appointment of Jose Silva as the new chief executive of the company. Silva brings over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. In his last role, he was Regional vice president of Four Seasons, overseeing France, Switzerland, Spain, and Portugal, as well as general manager of the acclaimed Hotel George V in Paris. He is regarded by the industry as an innovative mind and a hotelier who is consistently redefining the new norm of luxury. Among…

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News: Mattmüller to step down from Mövenpick leadership role

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is to bid a fond farewell to one of its longest-standing executive team members, Andreas Mattmüller. The company’s chief operating officer, Middle East & Africa, will retire on at the end of the month following a highly successful international hospitality career of 43 years, more than sixteen of which have been spent working in senior positions with the Switzerland-headquartered hospitality firm. When Mattmüller joined Mövenpick in 2001, he was charged with the task of building the brand’s presence in the Middle East where its modest portfolio…

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Chris Lucketti leaves role as manager of League One strugglers Bury after just 55 days

Chris Lucketti Monday, January 15, 2018 Chris Lucketti has parted company with Sky Bet League One strugglers Bury after just 55 days in charge at Gigg Lane. Assistant manager Joe Parkinson has also left his role at the club with the Shakers rooted to the foot of the table, 12 points adrift of safety following seven consecutive defeats. Former Bury defender Lucketti only took over on November 22 and saw the club draw one and lose seven of his eight games in charge. Ryan Lowe, who was in caretaker charge…

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Phil Neville a candidate for England women head coach role

Former Manchester United and England full-back Phil Neville is a contender to take over as England women’s boss. Mo Marley has been in temporary charge since Mark Sampson was sacked following evidence of “inappropriate behaviour” in a previous role in September. But Neville, who has previously coached with Manchester United, Valencia and England Under-21s, would represent a surprise appointment. England are ranked third in the world, with the 2019 World Cup due in France. The Football Association (FA) had planned to appoint a new head coach by the end of…

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News: Peligry takes up chief financial officer role at Europcar

Europcar Group has announced the appointment of Luc Peligry as chief financial officer, in addition to his role as a member of the executive committee. Peligry has a strong background in finance and management in different business environments, including health, food, chemical, and consulting. Before joining the Europcar Group, he was general manager, finance and operations at Pierre Fabre Laboratoires, a French pharma and dermo-cosmetic group for six years. Previously, he held the same position at Invivo NSA and was chief financial officer of Sigmakalon France, following the merger of…

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News: Karlsen takes up chief financial officer role as Norwegian rejigs top team

Geir Karlsen has taken up the role of chief financial officer with Norwegian, as the low-cost carrier rejigs its management team. Karlsen joins Norwegian following his former role as group chief financial officer at the London-based shipping company Navig8 Group. He has extensive experience from listed companies within shipping and offshore. Karlsen said: “I look forward to becoming a part of the top management at one of Norway’s most international growth companies and to take part in its ambitious growth plans. “Norwegian has become an internationally renowned airline with an…

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