28 Jan

ABTA appoints new Board Directors

ABTA – The Travel Association today announced the appointment of two Board directors, Roger Allard and Daniele Broccoli.

Roger Allard, Executive Chairman of All Leisure Group Plc, has previously served on the ABTA Board. Commenting on his appointment, ABTA Chairman, John McEwan said: “Roger brings a wealth of industry experience to the ABTA Board, including a deep understanding of the cruise sector. His knowledge of financial protection will be invaluable as the industry continues to face regulatory reform.”

Daniele Broccoli, Director of Britaly Travel Limited, has served on the ABTA Board since 2006, having been elected by ABTA retail members. John McEwan said: “The Board recognises Daniele’s strong contribution and commitment to ABTA. By appointing Daniele we are able to retain his expertise, while opening up another Board position to the independent retail sector of membership”.

The appointment of Roger Allard will take effect from 1 February 2013, and that of Daniele Broccoli will take effect following ABTA’s AGM on 24 April 2013.