Festive Road has appointed Thiago Castro to its data and analytics team. He has over 15 years of experience in the travel and transportation industry holding analytical, commercial, technology and consulting roles. He has worked at Amex GBT Consulting, IBM, United Airlines and Air France.



JetBlue has named Carol Clements as its chief digital and technology officer. She worked at Southwest for more than 10 years and led that carrier’s technology initiative that enabled it to begin international operations. More recently, she was chief technology officer for Pizza Hut.



SIXT has named Kai Andrejewski as CFO, effective June 1. He has over 25 years of international experience, including 10 years as a managing partner at KPMG, the auditing firm.




Marriott International has appointed Jerome Briet as chief development officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He had been serving as chief development officer, Middle East and Africa. Briet joined Marriott in 2012.



Hilton has appointed Colette Baruth as vice president and commercial director for all-inclusive hotels and resorts in the Americas, a new position. She has more than 25 years of experience, most recently as senior vice president, global commerce and distribution for the Americas for AMResorts. She also served as vice president of global product development, Latin America, for Flight Centre Travel Group USA.


Arch Insurance has named Jim Villa as senior vice president, strategy and distribution for the Health business unit. He brings over 25 years of experience with accident and health (A&H) businesses. Prior to joining Arch, Villa was senior vice president and head of A&H at The Hartford and global head and COO, worldwide life, A&H at Chubb Group.



Accor has appointed Brune Poirson as chief sustainability officer, reporting directly to Sébastien Bazin, CEO. She has worked for the French government as well as private industry and was until recently a member of the French Parliament.