Former Saks Exec Michael Johnson Joins Travel Edge Leisure Division
Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw
Long-time luxury retail executive Michael Johnson has joined Travel Edge as Executive Vice President of Leisure Travel.
In this new role, Johnson will lead the $400 million Leisure Travel Division, supporting 600 advisors across the U.S., Canada and Bermuda.
Johnson brings 18 years of experience working in luxury retail, holding leadership positions with Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Hudson’s Bay.
“We believe the luxury travel category is underserved,” says Johnson. “We view brand, customer experience and technology as the keys to our future – a future where advisors are treated as respected travel professionals and empowered with the support they need to grow their business portfolio. I’m thrilled to be a part of this exciting journey.”
Travel Edge is a privately-held company specializing in Leisure, Corporate, and Tours travel with locations around the U.S. and Canada. Johnson will be working from the Travel Edge HQ in Toronto.