FCTG Names Chadd Andre As New EVP For Canada Brand Division
Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) has named Chadd Andre as the new Executive Vice President for Flight Centre Brand (FCB) Canada.
This strategic move comes after Brian McLaren departs on Nov. 30, who after 21 years with the group, is leaving the group to pursue other endeavours. McLaren played a pivotal role in steering the Canadian division’s transition into the growing digital market.
Andre has a long-standing history with FCTG, encompassing various brands, roles, and global accomplishments. With his vast experience, starting as a novice consultant in Vancouver 20 years ago, progressing to his current role as Executive Vice President, Andre is well-suited to lead the group’s strategic growth plans across Canada.
Chris Lynes, Managing Director for Flight Centre Travel Group Canada, said of the new EVP: “Andre’s cemented his position as a leader throughout our organization, known for his ability to drive success from coast to coast. He’s a shining example of our ‘Brightness of Future’ philosophy — a passionate, and innovative leader who is sure to lead the charge from the front lines.”
In his new role, Andre helms operations in Canada. His focus is twofold as he looks to strategically boost both digital and retail sectors of the leisure business, remarking,
He said: “It’s a privilege to lead such an exceptional team. With our talented people, expert knowledge, and worldwide reach, we’re primed to provide the highest-quality travel services as Canadians once again want to see the world.”