Rocky Mountaineer Names New VP Global Sales

Rocky Mountaineer has named Violet Thumlert as its new Vice President, Global Sales.

David McKenna, President and CEO, Rocky Mountaineer, said: “I am pleased to welcome Violet to lead our global sales team. She brings strong relationships with many of our trade partners and a wealth of knowledge in growing sales across all channels and markets. I am confident our partners, guests, and team members will be in great hands with Violet’s leadership.”

Based in Canada, Thumlert joined the team on Aug. 29, 2022, bringing 20 years of sales experience to Rocky Mountaineer. Having most recently spent 12 years with Pursuit Collection in progressively senior sales roles, she drove high volume sales across Pursuit, having a vital role in the company’s growth.

Said Thumlert: “As a sales professional, passionate traveller and outdoor enthusiast, joining Rocky Mountaineer is a career milestone. I have long admired Rocky Mountaineer’s ability to showcase North America’s most spectacular scenery through three iconic Canadian journeys – complemented now with a new route, Rockies to the Red Rocks, in the United States. It’s an exciting time to join this team.”

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