Flight Centre Travel Group has announce that Christina Pedroni has been named the new executive vice-president and general manager for its Independent, Premium and Liberty Travel brands in the Americas.
In her new role, Pedroni will be responsible for the strategic and operational leadership for FCTG’s leisure agency brands in the United States and Canada, including the growth of Liberty Travel along with the development of new opportunities in the Independent Network and Premium Agency space.
Pedroni brings a wealth of experience to the role having started as a consultant with Liberty Travel 17 years ago.
Since that time, she has worked in multiple senior leadership roles within Liberty Travel, most recently as Senior Vice President, Liberty Travel & Independent by Liberty Travel.
“I’m truly thrilled to be given the opportunity to grow the FCTG portfolio of Leisure agency brands within the USA and Canada.” said Pedroni. “The past two and a half years demonstrated the undeniable value of the travel advisor and we’ll be working hard to deliver essential solutions to all of our current and future advisors to enable their businesses to flourish.”
“Christina brings a very unique perspective to this role, with a deep and personal understanding of the needs of the advisor community.” said Charlene Leiss, president, Flight Centre Travel Group Americas. “I have no doubt she will make an immediate and lasting impact as we move forward in this space.”
Pedroni will be based at FCTG’s Americas headquarters in Montvale, New Jersey and her role takes effect immediately.