Published on Thursday, June 2, 2011
Cheapflights Media head of global sales, Francesca Ecsery, has left the company to “seek new challenges”.
A statement from the group said she will be missed after a successful four-year period but “has left a great legacy”.
Joining the company is Don Wong as director of user acquisition.
Wong comes to Cheapflights with over 16 years commercial experience in the digital marketing and marcoms world.
In the commercial team, the company has promoted Sarah Hanan, its UK head of sales, to lead all of Europe as well as Australia.
She teams with Evan Weisenfeld, newly named head of North America sales.
Promotions have also taken place within the newsletter team with the appointment of Yogesh Sharma to global head of newsletter.
By Bev Fearis
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