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Intrepid announces new regional MD, as Brett Mitchell assumes global role

Intrepid Travel has made some key changes to its management team to help cope with unprecedented growth.

The adventure travel company has revealed a record-smashing 16 per cent global growth in the year to date and announced it would need to make two key internal promotions to manage its achievement.

Brett Mitchell, currently managing director for Intrepid Travel across the Asia-Pacific region, has been promoted to the global role of chief commercial officer.

Mitchell’s new role as chief commercial officer has a global remit to oversee sales, marketing and revenue management for Intrepid’s three regions of EMEA, APAC and the Americas.

Sarah Clark, currently general manager of marketing across APAC, will has been named as managing director for Australia and New Zealand.

Sarah Clark
Sarah Clark

Clark has been Intepid’s regional GM of marketing for almost two years. Prior to that, Clark held roles at Topdeck (where she was most recently its  and STA, most recently as global general manager for Topdeck, based in London.

“With only a few months left of this year, these roles solidify our 2020 strategy,” Intrepid Travel CEO James Thornton said.

“As we grow with purpose, 2019 is on track to mark our fourth year of record growth.

“Now we are planning our 2025 strategy, and these two roles will be vital to delivering our ambitious goals.”

Intrepid said the role of marketing GM left vacant by Clark will be recruited for in the coming weeks.

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