Webjet Board, Management and Charters
Webjet Limited is an ASX listed company, code: WEB.
David Clarke (Non Executive Chairman)
Held senior management positions with the Jetset travel group from 1977 to 1995. He is regarded as pioneering the introduction of wholesale packaging through distribution access in Australia and overseas, the development of an integrated franchise structure and one of the highest ranking travel brands in Australia in the 1990's. He has worked closely with most major airlines, including Qantas, British Airways, Ansett Australia, United Airlines and others over 25 years and is internationally recognised in the travel industry. Appointed 22/03/2000
John Guscic, Executive MBA, BEc (Managing Director)
John Guscic was appointed as Webjet Managing Director in February 2011, after serving on the Webjet board since 2003. John was previously managing director, Asia Pacific for GTA and formerly managing director, of the Travelport Business Group, Pacific region. Based in Tokyo, Japan, he was responsible for the Galileo and GTA brands in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and Indonesia. Previous to that,
John was managing director, Galileo South Pacific and Flairview Travel, where he was instrumental in identifying and shaping opportunistic business ventures; forging strong and strategic relationships with customers and retaining and growing both the multinational and local customer base. Prior to Galileo, John founded his own company specialising in strategic consulting for internet start-ups. He also held the position of general manager with Psygnosis (a subsidiary of the Sony Corporation). He was general manager (Australia) of Rice Daubney Group, a leading architectural firm, later relocating to Indonesia for two years as president director (Indonesia). John has held roles with prominent blue-chip organisations such as Lend Lease Corporate Services and IBM Australia. Appointed 25/01/2006
Don Clarke, LLB (Hons) (Independent Non-Executive Director)
Don is a consultant with the law firm, Minter Ellison, having recently retired after 27 years as a corporate partner of the firm. He has extensive commercial law and business experience from over 30 years advising ASX listed and private companies across a broad range of industries on corporate law, governance and investment issues. He has been associated with Webjet in his capacity as a legal adviser or director for over 15 years. Don is also a director of the ASX listed investment company, Contango Income Generator Limited, and several other private companies. Appointed 10/01/2008
Roger Sharp, BA LLB, (Senior Non-Executive Independent Director)
Roger has more than 30 years' experience in investing, financing and running growth companies in global markets. He was formerly CEO of ABN AMRO Asia Pacific Securities and Global Head of Technology for ABN AMRO Bank, and subsequently served as Chairman of travel.com.au Limited until its sale. He is currently Chairman of Asia Pacific Digital Limited (ASX: DIG) and GeoOp Limited (NZAX: GEO). Appointed 1/1/2013
Brad Holman, BCom (Independent Non-Executive Director)
Has over 20 years experience working in and providing services to the travel industry, including President for Travelport’s Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and African Operations. Brad more recently was the President for International Markets for Blackbaud a NASDAQ listed software and services company specifically focussed on serving the nonprofit community, he was responsible for developing and leading the company’s international business strategy and new market entry. Brad left Blackbaud in November 2015 after serving five years in the role. Appointed 19/03/2014
Shelley Roberts, B.Bus Sci, ACA, GAICD (Independant Non-Executive Director)Shelley Roberts has extensive commercial and operational experience in the travel sector through prior management roles at Tiger Airways Australia, easyJet and Sydney Airport. Shelley's recent appointment in April 2016 as a Non-Executive Director has also enhanced the diversity and finance, accounting and operational management experience of the Board. Appointed 30/04/2016
Shelley Beasley, Chief Commercial Officer
Shelley has over 25 years’ experience in travel and travel technology with globally recognized firms such as United Airlines and Travelport. She has significant management experience in leading global commercial and operational teams.
Michael Sheehy, Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary
Michael’s experience prior to Webjet was as CFO for 7 ½ years and Finance Director at Probuild Constructions, the $1.2bn turnover Australian division of South African publicly listed Wilson Bayly Holmes–Ovcon Limited. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a qualified company director.
Lynne Oldfield, Director Corporate Development
Lynne brings a depth of hotel industry knowledge and global experience to Webjet having managed businesses across Australia, New Zealand, India and North America.
Graham Anderson, Head of IT
A seasoned technology professional with a great track record of delivering innovative, transformational programmes and solutions in the Travel domain.
David Galt, Country Manager, Australia and New Zealand
David has extensive experience in search engine, e-mail and mobile marketing, and brings an excellent array of skills and experience to this business.
Ossama Wagdi, CEO Lots of Hotels
Ossama has over 35 years of experience in the travel industry. He established the Lots of Hotels brand in Dubai in 2012 (Webjet’s initial investment into the B2B travel space) and has been leading the organization since its inception. During the course of his career, Ossama has been a part of management teams at well recognized organizations like Sheraton, IHG and GTA.
Nigel Horn, CEO, Sunhotels
Nigel has over 20 years’ experience in the travel industry, having held a variety of regional and global senior management positions in sales, strategy and general management, including SVP Global Sales and Marketing for GTA.
Daryl Lee, Director of WebBeds
Daryl has more than 20 years’ experience in travel. Prior to joining Webjet, he was Regional Vice-President at GTA responsible for its businesses in the Middle East & Asia Pacific. Daryl also previously held various management roles in Far East Hospitality and Singapore Airlines.
Vaughan Magnusson, CEO Online Republic
Vaughan has an extensive digital and financial experience, having been involved in digital enterprises for around 8 years. His last role was CEO of successful NZ e-commerce business GrabOne. Vaughan is a Chartered Accountant with banking, start-up and private equity experience. Prior to GrabOne he was a Corporate Advisor at Waterman Capital.
Webjet Limited is an ASX listed company, code: WEB.
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