Opodo Appoints Chris Roe as Head of Tours

20th Jun 2005

Opodo has appointed Chris Roe as Head of Tours, with responsibility for the strategy, managing key supplier partnerships and driving the development of the tour products across the Opodo Group.
Chris joins from Sky Travel where he headed-up the Holidays business. Prior to this Chris was at Expedia.co.uk for four years, latterly as Head of Sales, where he was responsible for the commercial and product strategies for all Expedia products, including the launch and implementation of merchant car product, charter integration and Eurostar.

Before Expedia, Chris held a number of roles with Thomson Holidays, both overseas, in product development and latterly new media.

“We are delighted to welcome Chris to Opodo and are sure his extensive experience and travel knowledge will be invaluable as we look to leverage our tour operating assets.” said Sally Balcombe, Product Director for Opodo.  “Opodo is ideally placed to further develop our product portfolio and continue to provide our customers with unparalleled choice and exceptional offers.”

Chris will be based in the London office, reporting into Product Director, Sally Balcombe from 1st August 005.


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