Latam Airlines has appointed Guido Blanco as the new commercial manager for the UK, Africa and Nordic Countries.
Blanco will be taking over from Martin Modarelli, who has assumed a new role as commercial manager for Latam in Santiago de Chile, Chile.
As well as having a degree in business administration and economics and a postgraduate degree in business, Blanco has a wealth of experience in the airline industry having begun his Latam career in Argentina ten years ago in various departments including marketing, route management and sales.
He is also familiar with the territory having worked as the sales manager for the UK and Nordic countries for Latam for the last two years.
Rodrigo Contreras Brian, Latam commercial vice president for Europe, said: “We are delighted to have Guido on board with the UK team and look forward to advancing his career with Latam in London.
“Guido comes from a strong background of sales management and has a true passion both for the industry we operate in and for Latam Airlines.
“We are confident that Guido’s knowledge and experience of the airline industry will be a true asset to our team and will contribute to the continuing expansion and growth of Latam as a leading global airline.”
In his new position as commercial manager for the UK, Africa and Nordic Countries, Blanco will lead the UK Latam office and be responsible for the implementation of the airline’s business strategy across these territories.