Vibe Appoints Stephane Durand Non-Exec Director

Posted 12/06/2023 by Martin Eade

  • Vibe appoints Stephane Durand Non-Executive Director to guide strategy for international expansion, particularly in the US.
  • Stephane joins from most recent role as Managing Director of Amadeus France and has over 30 years of international travel industry experience as a senior executive for global companies such as Amadeus IT Group and Europcar International.
  • Appointment follows previous The Appointment Group (TAG) CEO Steve Barrass joining as CEO late last year to drive international growth and strategy.

12 June 2023 – Stevenage, United KingdomVibe – the leading international provider of booking technology solutions to the travel industry – has today announced the appointment of Stephane Durand as Non-Executive Director.

Stephane’s travel industry career of over 30 years at both Europcar International and Amadeus IT Group includes senior international roles in the United States and in Europe, where most recently he was the Managing Director of Amadeus France.

In his role as a Non-Executive Director at the UK headquartered Vibe – which specialises in powering online travel agencies, TMCs and other digital travel sellers – Stephane will be focused on global growth for the business, particularly in the United States.

Stephane Durand, newly appointed Non-Executive Director of Vibe, comments: “Through various indirect collaborations and industry relations I have long been an admirer of Vibe’s versatile technology and innovation, along with its strong sense of commitment and engagement with clients. Joining them at this exciting moment in their international development is a big privilege and I look forward to the role I can play in shaping that.”

Phil Cook, Founder of Vibe comments: “We are very excited to have someone of Stephane’s calibre on board and his invaluable international experience, particularly in the United States, will be put to good use working with our CEO Steve Barrass, our CCO Martin Eade and the rest of the Executive team to help guide our bold strategy for expansion into the US market and overall global growth of Vibe.”

This appointment follows Steve Barrass – whose most recent role was as CEO of global travel management and events company The Appointment Group (TAG) – joining as CEO late last year with a mandate to drive international growth and strategy.

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