Flight Centre’s David Richardson promoted to EVP & GM of Supply
David Richardson

Flight Centre’s David Richardson promoted to EVP & GM of Supply

MONTVALE, NJ — Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) has appointed David Richardson as its new EVP & GM of Supply in the Americas, effective immediately.

Richardson, who first joined Flight Centre in 2004, takes over the role from John Beauvais, who retired at the end of the company’s financial year.

In his new role, Richardson will be responsible for executing FCTG’s global supply strategy within the Americas, encompassing commercial, distribution and operations. He is based in New York.

His career at Flight Centre began two decades ago in London in 2004, after which he moved to New York in 2012 to launch the account management area for Corporate Traveler USA. In 2016, he transitioned into the supply space of the business through to his most recent position as SVP, Supply Strategy & Distribution.

Charlene Leiss, President, Flight Centre Travel Group Americas, said: “I have the utmost confidence with David in his new role. Not only does he have a wealth of experience both in supply and our business as a whole, but he is also a recognized and respected leader within our industry.”

Richardson added: “I am excited to oversee the next stage of our Supply strategy and continue to cultivate new value opportunities for our Supply partners.”

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