New sales director for BCD
Industry veteran Tony McGetrick has been appointed as the new director of sales UK and Irteland for BCD Travel.
Mr McGetrick, who will be based in London, joins from Expedia Corporate Travel where he was also director of sales.
In a career of more than 35 years in the industry, Mr McGetrick has also worked for the then BTI UK (now HRG) as general manager and director of sales.
HRS boosts sales team
Hotel booking agency HRS.com has boosted its UK sales team with two new appointments.
Daniel Cockton and Gary Hurst have joined as business development managers.
Mr Cockton joins HRS from the UK and Ireland Institute of Travel Management where he worked on special projects.
Mr Hurst has a strong background in financial services and for the last five years has been running his own business.
Lasky joins Radius
Amy Lasky has joined Radius Travel, a global network of agencies, in the newly created post of multi-national account director.
Ms Lasky who has 20 years' experience in the travel management industry, joins from Travel and transport where she was a consultant for domestic and international corporate travel operations.
She has also worked for TRX in the States and for STA Travel in the UK.
Travelport recruits Armin Meier
Travelport GDS has appointed Armin Meier as its new chief commercial officer.
He will take up the post in September after working for the company on a part time basis from June.
Mr Meier, 49, will have global responsibility for sales, marketing, segmentation and customer engagement for Travelport's two GDSs, Galileo and Worldspan.
He was most recently group chief executive for Kuoni Travel Holding in Europe.
Prior to this, he worked for Migros, the largest retailer in Switzerland. Earlier, he was president and ceo Atraxis AG, an airline IT services company which was part of the Swissair Group before being sold to EDS.
New marketing chief at Thetrainline
Thetrainline, the UK online rail booking service, has appointed Iain Hildreth to the newly created role of director of marketing.
Mr Hildreth has more than 15 years' experience in in amrkeitgn and joins from a leading consultancy Brsand Learning.
Previous to that, He worked for Shell and Barcalys where he was head of group brand experience.
In his new role, he will report to Ben Pearson, Thetrainline's commercial director.
Management shake up at Silverjet
Silverjet, the all business class airline flying between London Luton and New York, has announced a management shake up after securing a $100m investment from Viceroy Holdings.
Tim Buckman, formerly head of US sales, will head up global sales while Tamarah Khatib, previously head of global online marketing, becomes head of global marketing.
Georgina Scobling, formerly head of product and service development, is the new head of customer experience while Bill Lowe, previously IT support manager, becomes head of IT.