George Platanitis To Depart ACV For CROIX BLEUE Canassurance
Bruce Parkinson, Open Jaw
A veteran of Aeroplan, Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations, George Platanitis is leaving his role at ACV to take on the position of VP, Business Development at CROIX BLEUE Canassurance.
Most recently at ACV, Platanitis was responsible for Canada & Inbound Strategy Development. He previously held positions there as VP, Sales & Partnerships and VP Marketing & E-Commerce.
Platanitis also worked in Business Development & Travel Partnerships at Air Canada, and spent nearly seven years at Aeroplan as General Manager, Retail & Travel Partnerships.
In his new role at CROIX BLEUE Canassurance, Platanitis will still be visible in the industry, as his business development responsibilities will include the retail travel channel.
Bruce Parkinson Editor-in-Chief
An observer and analyst of the Canadian and international travel industries for over 25 years, Bruce uses the pre-dawn hours to prepare a daily news and information package to keep industry members up to date.