New role for travelsupermarket MD

Chris Nixon, managing director of is to change role.

He has taken the decision to concentrate on the commercial development of the company and recruit a replacement managing director to oversee the strategic expansion of the business.

He said: “Due to the rapid expansion of the business and so many more challenges we have in the pipeline, I feel I need to focus my strengths on the areas of the company which I can have the biggest impact on, those being the commercial input and development.

“The success of and the speed of growth, together with the ambitious plans for the future I feel means that we need someone in the managing director’s role with international experience at senior level.”

Chris will remain acting managing director until a successor is found, after which he will take up the full-time role of commercial director.


Simon Nixon, Chief Executive of Group PLC, said: “Chris’ leadership has been outstanding over the past three years. His drive and focus on the business has enabled it to become a top travel website, the fourth biggest site in its sector*.

“We look forward to the benefits of this new structure which will enhance the business to meet future growth and expansion challenges.”