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Yvette Thompson

Yvette Thompson appointed General Manager Sales and Marketing ANZ at Intrepid Travel

Intrepid Travel has announced the appointment of Yvette Thompson as General Manager Sales and Marketing ANZ, a newly created role reflecting the substantial growth of the ANZ region.

In her role, Yvette will draw on her 15 years of experience within the travel industry. Bringing a wealth of experience and strong relationships, in this role she will deliver the strategic oversight of the entire sales and marketing function for ANZ, including overseeing the industry and partnerships sector.

The creation of this new role further supports Intrepid’s 2030 Strategy, to double its global customer base to 600,000, achieve revenues of $1.3bn. The business also has plans to deepen its vertical integration to expand into areas outside of tours, including accommodation and publishing.

Brett Mitchell, Managing Director of Intrepid Travel ANZ, said, “Yvette has been with the company for over a decade and has made an incredible contribution to growing the ANZ region and representing the brand, our values, and our culture. We had a huge number of excellent applicants for the role, and after an extensive search, I’m excited to announce this internal promotion.”

Yvette Thompson, General Manager Sales & Marketing ANZ, says, “I’m thrilled to embark on this new role within the Sales and Marketing team to help strategically grow the ANZ region. While I have absolutely loved my time leading the ANZ partnerships team, I am looking forward to widening my scope of impact and to helping the business achieve our ambitious 2030 goals.”

Yvette will commence her new role on 1 May and Intrepid is now on the hunt for her replacement role – a Head of Sales & Partnerships ANZ.

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