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New VA sales chief


VIRGIN Australia has announced the promotion of Darren McDermott to become its Group General Manager, Sales.

McDermott joined VA in Feb 2020 as Manager, Sales (East) and has been acting as Head of Sales for the last few months.

Prior to that he was Manager Aviation Business Developmen­t at Cairns Airport, a role which followed a 17 year stint in a range of positions with Qantas.

In his expanded role he will oversee the indirect partner channel for Virgin Australia, including corporate, Government and trade partner sales in all markets, the carrier said.

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