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Etihad appoints new head of global accounts sales

Etihad appoints new head of global accounts sales

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced the appointment of Ms Judith Crompton as Head of Global Accounts Sales, replacing Jean-Marc Crescent, who has moved into the new role of Etihad Airways Regional General Manager Europe. 

Based in London, Ms Crompton will be responsible for the airline’s multinational accounts worldwide, managing a team of 12 highly experienced sales specialists based across the Etihad network.

Daniel Barranger, Etihad Airways’ Vice President Global Sales, said: “I am delighted to welcome Judith to Etihad. With our continued investment in product, service and network development, our share of the corporate travel market is increasing, and Judith’s extensive global sales experience will be invaluable as we sharpen our focus on becoming the carrier of choice for major multinational companies.”

Ms Crompton has more than 25 years’ experience in the airline and travel industry, gained with some of the largest and most innovative companies in Australia and the UK.

She joins Etihad from Qantas Airways, where she held the position of Regional General Manager, UK and Ireland, responsible for sales, revenue performance, marketing, and ground operations in the region, as well as managing relationships with industry, business, community, tourism and airport partners. She previously held senior sales and business travel roles with Qantas in Australia, as well as positions with a range of other travel companies.