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Virgin Australia appoints CCO

20-May-2013 1:40 PM

Virgin Australia announced (20-May-2013) the appointment of Judith Crompton to the newly created role of chief commercial officer. This role will have responsibility for Alliances, Network, Revenue Management and Sales, covering Virgin Australia’s domestic and international network. Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti said: “Virgin Australia has made significant progress with our Game Change Programme strategy and the creation of the chief commercial officer role is a key part of the next phase of this strategy". Prior to joining Virgin Australia in 2012 as group executive of Sales, Ms Crompton held the position of Head of Global Corporate Sales at Etihad Airways. She was responsible for the overall strategic direction and implementation of commercial sales for the airline globally, as well as representing Etihad to various stakeholders and the public. She has previously held senior sales and general management positions with Qantas as well as with other major global travel companies including TQ3 Navigant and Flight Centre Ltd. [more - original PR]