Martin Andrew appointed as COO

Martin Andrew appointed as COO

02/20/2017 | 0 comments | by maxwoodhead

CoachHire.com are delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Andrew as Chief Operating Officer as they expand the business with an increased focus on technology-led booking solutions for the B2B market.

Martin brings over 25 years’ experience of senior managerial positions covering Sales, Operations and Commercial departments across international Travel and Leisure businesses including MyTravel, RCI Vacation Exchange and, most recently, The Travel Network Group.

CoachHire.com Managing Director, Mathew Hassell, says “We’re very pleased to have someone with Martin’s experience and commercial acumen in charge of the teams and spearheading the release of our new tech in 2017.”

Since starting in November, Martin has already centralised the contact centre teams into the Slough Head Office and overseen an increase in B2B sales by focusing the Field Sales team on bringing group transport booking technology to the Education, Corporate and Travel sectors.

New products for the B2B sectors include the industry-first Tripbooker portal, allowing organisations to get live pricing for group journeys from pre-vetted suppliers, book and check their compliance details all in one place, and the improved account login – designed to make it easy for tour operators and travel organisers to instantly price and add bespoke coach transport to their packages.

Martin is looking forward to making his mark on the company as they bring disruptive technology to bear on the coach and minibus transport industry, “I was immediately excited by the ambition at CoachHire.com and their use of technology to solve clerical, safety and pricing problems for their customers. I look forward to showcasing these technologies and bringing their benefits to more businesses in the coming year.”

CoachHire.com will be exhibiting their new Tripbooker booking and compliance portal on Stand B1066 at the upcoming Business Travel Show at London Olympia from 22nd – 23rd February.

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