TL Network Canada has named Melissa Wheaton as its new Business Solutions Manager, Eastern Canada.
In this new position, Wheaton will work closely with the company’s leadership team to establish new relationships, cultivate partnerships and expand the network in the region.
Wheaton comes to TL Network Canada from Rocky Mountaineer where she served as Regional Business Development Manager.
Previously, Wheaton spent more than 10 years with WestJet and WestJet Vacations overseeing the development and execution of sales, marketing, promotional and incentive plans for key strategic partners.
Wheaton said of her appointment: “I am fortunate to have had TL Network Canada as one of my key accounts in my previous job. The team in Canada is so well respected and being part of an evolving company that prides itself on quality service aligns perfectly with my career goals. I am confident that I will be able to leverage past industry experience and strong relationships with Canada’s top suppliers to bring new opportunities to the company.”
Wheaton joined the TL Network Canada team in December and reports directly to Christine James, Vice President, TL Network Canada.
James said: “Melissa’s knowledge and past involvement with TL Network, along with her extensive experience and industry knowledge in all areas of travel, including leisure and business travel as well as vacation packages, makes her a valuable addition to the TL Network Canada family.”
And James continued: “We view her appointment as a sign of our commitment to being an industry leader, and we are very fortunate that we were able to find someone of Melissa’s caliber to fulfill this role and propel us towards further growth.”
Wheaton is based in the Toronto area and can be reached at email@example.com or 1-800-940-2122 , extension 3537 or (519) 421-5927.