Percy Stevens has left his post as director of travel industry sales for the California Academy of Science to become director of international tourism Europe & Middle East at the San Francisco Travel Association. Stevens had been with the California Academy of Sciences for four years. Previously, he held managerial positions in sales for Vail Resorts, Visit California and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.
AccorHotels has announced the appointment of Maud Bailly as chief digital officer. Bailly will head the company’s digital, distribution, sales, and Information systems, and will be a member of the company’s executive committee.. Maud Bailly, who is 38 years old and is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration, started her career in 2007 at the Inspection Générale des Finances (IGF).
Nick Talbot has been promoted to marketing director at Funway Holidays. In his new position, Talbot, who joined the company in 2012, will oversees Funway’s sales team. The company also promoted Erica Collins, former head of commercial and product, as its new commercial director.
Jared Anderson has been named vice president of customer experience for Carlson Wagonlit Travel. He joinins the company from Sears, where he has spent the last 15 years in senior leadership roles, most recently as vice president of customer experience insight and engagement.
Carolina Piber has been appointed managing director, Expedia Latin America. In her new position, she will be responsible for Expedia’s activities in Brazil. Previously, Brazil was overseen by a manager in North America. Previously, Piber was with Hoteis.com, which is part of the Expedia group.