Ensemble Travel Group’s board has named David Harris as CEO, a
new position at the travel agency consortium.
Co-presidents Lindsay Pearlman and Libbie Rice will remain
in their current positions and report to Harris.
Harris was most recently president and owner of M. Ross
Harris Travel Limited, an Ensemble member that operates three consumer-facing
travel brands: Orion Travelinx, Voyageur Travel and Charrisma Travel Group. He
has since sold the business to his daughter, according to Ensemble.
Harris has been involved with Ensemble in a number of ways.
He has been chair and vice chair of Ensemble’s North American board and was on
the Canadian Advisory Board from 2008-2013. He has been a director on a number
of the board’s committees, including finance, Australia, executive,
acquisitions and compensation and review.
Harris will be based in Toronto and travel frequently to
Ensemble’s New York office.
“David’s knowledge of the industry, as well as his
longstanding relationship with Ensemble and its membership, put him in a great
position to lead our executive team and help us bring a broader global vision
to the organization,” said Ensemble’s board chair Terri Jo Lennox.
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