Simon Etchells has been appointed as VP, EMEA at Hotelzon.
His duties include global sales and business development, operational management, strategic development, marketing and specific projects appointed by the CEO and Board of Directors.
He has held senior sales marketing and business development roles with global blue chip companies such as Nokia and Microsoft prior to joining Hotelzon.
Roni Huttunen has been appointed as VP, Nordics and will be responsible for business development and sales in the Nordic region. Prior to Hotelzon, Roni was responsible for the SAS Group’s Corporate Sales in Finland as Sales Director, Corporate at Blue1 Ltd.
Jani Kaskinen, CEO and Partner, Hotelzon commented, “I am pleased to introduce two further experienced team members to the Hotelzon management board. Our move to London has brought with it plenty of opportunities for expansion both internally and externally, reaching an even broader portfolio of clients and contacts.”
Simon will be located in the London office and Roni in Helsinki and will report to Jani Kaskinen.
The new appointments follow in the footsteps of three other management appointments earlier this year: Mike Morley (VP, UK), Nicki Kinally (Head of Human Resources) and Päivi Huuhtanen (Head of Marketing and Communications). 2011 has also seen the management team relocate to London which now acts as Hotelzon’s headquarters.
Hotelzon’s management team consists of the following people:Mr. Jani Kaskinen – CEO, Partner
Mr. Simon Etchells – VP, EMEA
Mr. Roni Huttunen – VP, Nordics
Mr. Mike Morley – VP, UK
Ms. Anna Huttunen – VP, R&D
Ms. Nicki Kinally – Head of Human Resources
Ms. Päivi Huuhtanen – Head of Marketing and Communications