Part of the ATPI team for 20 years, director of sales and operations UK, Katie Skitterall steps up to a global role as group commercial director with immediate effect.
ATPI is promoting two members of its UK-based management team as they take on expanded roles reflecting the Group’s ongoing drive for growth and first-class client support.
Part of the ATPI team for 20 years, director of sales and operations UK, Katie Skitterall steps up to a global role as group commercial director with immediate effect. Skitterall will retain her UK management team role, and will take on responsibility for global strategic clients across all divisions of the business, including Corporate Travel and Marine & Energy. Her new role also encompasses the Direct ATPI brand – leading travel management services for multinational organisations.
In addition, group operations director John Nixon adds the role of head of UK operations to his portfolio. The role expansion enhances the alignment between the UK and global operations teams and ensures the highest-quality in support for clients anywhere in the world.
Ian Sinderson, CEO, ATPI Group explains: “ATPI has a strong track record of nurturing our people to grow their careers and expertise adding value to our clients over many cumulative years. Katie and John drive excellence for their teams and their clients across their respective portfolios, and I’m thrilled to increase their remit and ensure more of our clients and our people benefit from their incredible expertise.”
Further recent people investments from ATPI include the appointment of Pippa Ganderton as product director of the newly launched ATPI Halo division to support clients in minimising their environmental impact.
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