Montreal, May 5, 2014 – Jean-Marc Eustache, President and Chief Executive Officer of Transat A.T. Inc., one of the world’s largest integrated tourism companies and Canada’s holiday travel leader, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christophe Hennebelle as the company’s Vice-President, Human Resources and Talent Management, effective August 1, 2014.
Mr. Hennebelle has held the position of Human Resources Manager, Transat France, since 2009. He has more than 15 years of experience in human resources management and is a graduate of the EDHEC Business School. He succeeds Jean-François Lemay, who up until now fulfilled the dual role of Vice-President, Human Resources and Talent Management, Transat A.T. Inc., and General Manager, Air Transat. Mr. Lemay will now be free to focus on his duties at Air Transat.
“Since arriving at Transat, Christophe has demonstrated leadership, competence and determination. I am delighted that he is taking over responsibility for the full spectrum of the company’s human resources management,” Mr. Eustache said.
Transat employs more than 5,000 people, including approximately 3,500 in Canada, and has 18 business units in Canada, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Greece, the United States, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.
Transat A.T. Inc. is an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries. A holiday travel specialist, Transat operates mainly in Canada and Europe, as well as in the Caribbean, Mexico and the Mediterranean Basin. Montreal-based Transat is also active in air transportation, accommodation, destination services and distribution. Transat's firm commitment to sustainable tourism development is reflected in its multiple corporate responsibility initiatives. (TSX: TRZ.B, TRZ.A)