Chris Allison, Sales & Marketing Manager, Canada
Air New Zealand has appointed Chris Allison to the role of Sales & Marketing Manager for Canada.
Mr Allison will assume the newly-created position at the beginning of March, based out of Vancouver, British Columbia. His responsibilities will include managing all sales activity across the direct consumer and trade channels within the Canadian region and growing marketing activity in the region.
Mr Allison comes to North America after spending eight years in the airline’s UK office in a variety of sales and marketing capacities. Most recently, he was responsible for all sales and marketing activity across UK and Europe for the consumer direct web channels and oversaw consumer retail marketing activity across all digital channels.
Air New Zealand General Manager of the Americas, UK and Europe Chris Myers says Mr Allison’s experience in a variety of sales and marketing components of the business make him ideal to grow Canadian business.
“The Canadian market continues to show strong signs of growth and Chris will lead efforts in further extending our reach,
“His work with trade and tourism partners in Canada, combined with the airline’s award winning product and service offering will drive the desire and demand to travel to our core destinations of New Zealand and Australia.”