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Intrepid's female leadership team

Intrepid Travel has announced key leadership changes to its Australia-New Zealand management team, representing Intrepid’s first all-female regional leadership team.

This includes Sarah Clark returning as ANZ managing director, and Yvette Thompson promoted to general manager - sales and partnerships to lead all partner relationships and commercial agreements.

Clark’s return to the managing director role for Australia and New Zealand comes after a one-year secondment leading Intrepid’s global accommodation strategy. She joined Intrepid in 2018 and has held a number of senior leadership roles at the business across product development, sales and marketing and has been a member of the core management team for the past two years.

Yvette Thompson will lead all partner relationships and commercial agreements across the ANZ region. Thompson replaces Cameron Elliott who will head up global sales for Intrepid’s network of 25 destination management companies. 

Intrepid’s all-female ANZ leadership team includes Louise Laing, general manager of marketing ANZ; Julie Risteveski, general manager of inside sales and customer experience ANZ; and Lauren McCormick, general manager of commercial finance ANZ.

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