Montreal, July 28, 2010
Nelson Gentiletti, President of Jonview Canada and Chief Operating Officer of Transat A.T. Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Lind as Vice-President and General Manager of Jonview Canada, Canada’s largest incoming tour operator. He will assume his new duties on August 16, 2010.
“We are very happy to be able to rely on Andrew’s talents and skills in a position that demands an in-depth knowledge of the tourism industry, particularly in Canada,” said Mr. Gentiletti, adding: “Andrew is a meticulous manager, driven by a true passion for our industry.”
Mr. Lind holds a bachelor’s degree in political sciences from the University of Western Ontario and began his career in sales in the printing industry before joining the Jonview Canada team in 1998 as Sales Manager. He subsequently held several senior management positions, including overseeing the Australasian, Japanese and German markets. In 2004, he was named Director, Products and Operations, then Senior Director in 2007. In 2009, he was appointed Director of Jonview Canada’s Montreal office, while retaining his responsibilities at the Toronto office. Mr. Lind succeeds Annick Guérard, who is becoming Vice-President, Marketing and Web Commercialization for Transat Tours Canada.
About Jonview Canada
Jonview Canada is the country’s leading incoming tour operator. Its product line includes escorted tours, independent tours combining air, rail and automobile, sports- and adventure-tourism packages and customized group tours, all distributed in some 50 countries. Jonview Canada, a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., works with more than 2,000 suppliers and every year helps some 225,000 people realize their travel dreams.