Abacus International, Asia’s leading provider of travel solutions and services, announced the appointment of Danny Kondic as Vice President, Channel Management.
Mr Kondic is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in the travel industry with proven results in top level sales, marketing, key customer management, strategic planning and change management roles within the major international airline and travel agency environments.
Having started his career with Qantas in Sydney, Australia, Mr Kondic has held senior roles with both the airline industry including Malaysia Airlines in Kuala Lumpur as well as the travel agency, wholesale and content side of the travel industry with Kuoni Travel and most recently with Gullivers Travel Associates, both based in Hong Kong.
With both agency as well as airline experience, Mr Kondic offers great industry insights from multiple perspectives invaluable to the organisation.
“ W e are extremely excited about Danny’s appointment. At Abacus he will be a part of the core Management team. His extensive knowledge and experience in both the airline as well as the agency side of business will strengthen Abacus’ leadership position in Asia, ” said Robert Bailey, president and CEO. “ Danny has spent much of his career in Asia and has developed a deep understanding of the dynamics of doing business in Asia. Coupled with his travel agency knowledge he will be able to build upon the partnerships and relationships that Abacus has with the industry. “
“ I am delighted to join Abacus at this exciting time in the travel environment, ” said Mr Kondic. “Abacus has strong relationships with their customers and I look forward to working with the team to further strengthen these bonds and to help them to tap on available technology and services to expand and grow with us. ”
Danny holds an MBA, International Business & Marketing from University of Technology Sydney. He begins his duties effective January 11, based in Singapore.