Kuoni Travel UK has appointed Steven Seddon to the newly created role of head of marketing and digital. Seddon comes to Kuoni from the Monarch Travel Group, where he was head of marketing. There, he helped develop marketing and digital strategy for brands including Monarch Holidays, Cosmos Holidays, Cosmos Hotels, Monarch Hotels and Avro.
DER Touristik has appointed Dirk Tietz to the newly created position of chief transformation officer (CTO), a post that will put him on the executive board of the company, which is Germany’s second largest travel group. The principal task of the CTO is to manage the digitization of the company. Prior to joining DER Touristik, Tietz worked nearly six years for TUI, lastly as director of digital commerce for TUI Germany.