Wyndham Vacation Rentals UK, whose portfolio of brands include include Hoseasons, James Villas and cottages.com, has announced a reorganisation of its senior domestic holidays team.
Simon Altham, current managing director at Hoseasons has become managing director – revenue for the entire domestic business. His responsibilities will include product development, online and offline campaigns, e-commerce and all sales and customer service activities.
Altham will also lead the growth of the Landal Green Parks programme which recently launched in the UK with the opening of its first two lodge parks.
Nick Rudge, currently managing director of cottages.com, will become managing director – digital, and will be responsible for digital platforms and capabilities, as well as distribution relationships with partners and agents through the existing team that will continue to be led by Sally Henry.
Allan Lambert, who joined the business in 2016 following the acquisition of Blue Chip Holidays and previous roles with Bourne Leisure, moves into the role of managing director – property & portfolio. Lambert will focus on expanding product lines across the group, from lodges and parks to cottages and boats, and managing all business development teams in the field as well as product support functions in Lowestoft, Earby, Exeter and Carlisle. He will also continue to oversee the integration of Blue Chip Holidays.
Group managing director Geoff Cowley said: “It’s an exciting time for the group and these expanded roles will help us deliver our plans for continued growth, further investment in digital and wider distribution.
“Simon, Nick and Allan have achieved great success in their previous roles, and we will be utilising their expertise across the wider business to help us grow in the coming years.”
James Villas, the group’s villa outbound tour operator, will continue to be led by managing director Sean Lowe. Garry Adam continues in the role of group financial director and Helen Khan continues in the role of vice president, HR.
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