Globus family of brands’ Australasia office announces new Managing Director
Today, the Globus family of brands announces the appointment of long-time travel industry executive, Gai Tyrrell, as managing director for the company’s Australasia office, commencing in mid-August.
“We are thrilled to welcome Gai Tyrrell to the Globus family of brands, to lead our Australasia team. She brings with her an incredible breadth of experience and a deep appreciation for the importance of our travel agency partners, which she rightly views as a top priority,” said Scott Nisbet, president and CEO of the Globus family of brands.
“Peter Douglas, director of sales – Australia and Troy Ackerman, general manager – New Zealand have done a great job leading their respective offices as we conducted our search for the perfect addition to our Australasia business. We look forward to what the future holds for this extraordinary team of leaders.”
“The Globus family of brands is at a very exciting point in its 90 year history and Gai will play a big part in leading us into the future as we envisage continued growth across our Avalon, Globus, Cosmos and Monogramsbrands.” added Peter Douglas, director of sales Globus family of brands.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Gai to the helm of our Australasian business and we look forward to working with her to utilise her expertise and passion to take the business even further forward in the New Zealand market,” shared Troy Ackerman, general manager Globus family of brands New Zealand.
A dynamic executive with extensive travel industry experience across sales, online marketing and distribution, Gai Tyrrell most recently held the positions of regional director for Australia and New Zealand, Hawaiian Airlines and Vice President and CEO, Sabre Pacific.
“I am delighted to be joining the Globus family and I very much look forward to sharing my expertise with the team, as we build on past achievements and shape an even stronger future for the Australasia business,” said Gai Tyrrell.
“I have long been an admirer of the Globus family of brands’ culture, inspiring customer service philosophy and focus on partnership based success. It’s an absolute privilege to have the opportunity to lead the business in our region to exciting growth ahead,” she added.