In a release from TravelBrands’ CEO, Frank DeMarinis the company has announced that executive vice-president, retail division, Al Budhwani; vice-president commercial ALBA tours, Firdosh Bulsara; and senior director, national sales, Dawn Rzepka have left the company.
The departures are effectively immediately and the announcement indicated that the departures are part of TravelBrands “ongoing restructuring initiatives.”
DeMarinis states: “Our key mandate is to continue on a growth trajectory that will allow TravelBrands to emerge as a leader within the Canadian marketplace. Accordingly, we continue to review ongoing initiatives throughout the organization that will enable us to move forward with the company’s new vision and strategy.”
As a result of the changes, Nino Montagnese will now be heading both the national sales team and Sears Travel Divisions until further notice.
There are also reports that two other high-profile executives have left TravelBrands, but those departures are not confirmed as of yet.