Sunwing has announced the retirement of Lawrence Elliott who holds the title of Group Vice President for the Sunwing Group. Elliott will retire effective 16DEC.
In making the announcement CEO Stephen Hunter expressed his appreciation for the roles Elliott has played as a “key founding member of the Sunwing family for more than 40 years.
“In his most recent venture with us,” said Hunter, “Lawrence joined Sunwing in 2002, when we launched Sunwing Vacations. At that critical time, his product knowledge and relationships were instrumental in helping establish product for the tour operator and for positioning Sunwing as a real contender and competitor in those nascent early years.”
As the Sunwing Travel Group evolved, Elliott’s role expanded to include corporate and governmental affairs spanning all lines of business, including not only the tour operator, but also the Airline and the hotel division.
Elliott was well knows for developing business relationships with governments throughout the countries where Sunwing operates.
“Over his impressive career, Lawrence’s talents and steady style have caused him to be recognized as a leader in the industry and respected by his industry peers and government colleagues.” Said Hunter. “Sunwing and the Hunter family wish to express our deep gratitude to Lawrence for his exemplary leadership and his countless personal and professional contributions to the Sunwing family.”