ebookers.com announced the departure of Glenn Trouse from his position as Chief Marketing Officer, and his appointment as a Non-Executive Director to the Board.
Mr. Trouse retains close ties with ebookers.com and, as a Non-Executive Director, he will continue to advise on its marketing strategy. Sanjiv Talwar, Managing Director ebookers.com comments: “Glenn Trouse played a very important role in developing ebookers.com`s position as one of Europe`s best known dot com brands and Europe`s biggest online travel agency. When he joined the company in June 1999 ebookers.com had 100,000 visits per month. It now has over 3 million. We look forward to working with Glenn in his new role. Since last year, under Glenn`s direction, ebookers has been implementing a refocused marketing strategy which is allowing us to successfully grow sales while reducing customer acquisition costs.”
ebookers has also appointed of Tani Dhamija as Project Management Consultant for Technology and India. ebookers recently established back and middle office operations in India as part of its continued strategy to lower the cost base of its business. ebookers currently expects to reach cash flow breakeven in Q4 2001 or Q1 2002.