Flight Centre Canada Names Friend & Jupp To Executive V.P. Roles
Flight Centre has made 2 senior executive announcements in the Americas
Mike Friendhas been named Executive Vice
President of Leisure Operations for the Americas while
Emma Jupp will assume the role of Executive Vice
President of Product for the Americas effective 01JAN.
"Both of these new roles are entirely
focused on benefitting our clients, our people and our partners, and exemplify
our commitment to being the best travel company in the Americas,"
Centre Canada President John Beauvais.
the Product Nation leader in Canada. He has enjoyed a successful career with
Flight Centre since joining the company as a consultant in Melbourne in
“Mike will be successful in this new role for many reasons; most notably
because of his passion for the success of our consultants at the front-end of
our business,” said Beauvais.
Jupp began her career with Flight Centre in Vancouver almost 20 years
ago. She has been Product Nation leader in both Canada and the U.S. and was the
Managing Director of Backroads Touring Company in the U.K.
She will be based in the company’s Ramsey, NJ headquarters until June
2016, and will then return home to Toronto.
“For the past several years Emma has been the president of the U.S.A.'s
iconic retail brand, Liberty Travel. Her hard work and effort has set
Liberty Travel up to be in position to accelerate growth and profitability over
the coming years. We are excited to welcome her back to Canada,” said Beauvais.