Henrik Kjellberg, former president at Expedia, has been appointed group chief govt of the European Trip Leases enterprise acquired by Platinum Fairness from Wyndham Worldwide earlier this yr.
Already an business chief, the enterprise is the most important supervisor of vacation leases in Europe, working in over 600 locations in additional than 25 international locations by means of its native manufacturers which embody Landal GreenParks, Novasol, Cottages.com, Hoseasons, James Villa Holidays and Pleasant Leases.
This appointment, with fast impact, comes at a major time for the corporate because it embarks on the subsequent part of its progress trajectory, which is able to see main funding in expertise innovation.
The European Trip Leases enterprise may also endure a rebrand throughout the coming months to redefine the group’s id, alongside ongoing funding in its current consumer-facing manufacturers.
Kjellberg has spent greater than twenty years working in world positions for journey and expertise manufacturers, together with serving as president of Hotwire and Expedia Group’s affiliate community, the place he was answerable for Expedia Group’s world affiliate and partnership offers.
He additionally served as president of Expedia Asia, and was chairman of the Chinese language journey firm eLong Inc.
Kjellberg commented: “I’ve at all times admired the success of the European Trip Leases enterprise established by Wyndham Worldwide Company.
“The group and its native manufacturers have a long-standing heritage of delivering unrivalled experiences throughout Europe.
“Beneath the brand new possession, I’m wanting ahead to working with the management groups inside every of the manufacturers to capitalise on our success so far and the large progress alternatives obtainable, and to proceed to ship the sort of experiences and companies our company, householders and companions have come to count on from our household of manufacturers.”