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Former Travelport APAC Vice President and Legal Chief, Jason McLennan is now Principal & Managing Director of legal advisory firm, APAC Advisor. McLennan’s new venture involves consulting for travel businesses across the region.
Lisa Akeroyd has taken on a new Managing Director - Growth role at car rental company Sixt. She was previously Regional Managing Director at International Workplace Group (IWG).
Hotel guest acquisition software SiteMinder has named Sankar Narayan as CEO. Narayan was previously the Chief Operating Officer of cloud accounting software Xero. Effective Jan 2019, the role will see Narayan focus on driving the company’s vision, strategy & innovation. Tommy Lai has been appointed as CEO at GHM Luxury Hotels & Resorts. Lai will spearhead development opportunities and drive GHM’s overall growth ambitions.
Global customer benefits and loyalty company Collinson has appointed Todd Handcock as President, Asia Pacific. Handcock will be responsible for delivering the Collinson’s strategy across the Asia Pacific region and for identifying and pursuing opportunities to grow the company’s footprint.