Suntransfers appoints new head of sales – southern Europe

Suntransfers appoints new head of sales – southern Europe

Giorgio Valenti to take up key management appointment

Suntransfers, one of Europe’s leading providers of B2B and B2C ground transportation services to the travel and holiday industry, has boosted its sales leadership team with the appointment of travel industry leader, Giorgio Valenti.

Mr Valenti joins Suntransfers from Spanish based Hotelbeds Group where he has spent the last 12 years in leadership positions in ground transportation, experiences, car rental and other ancillaries. 

He will be responsible for B2B Sales in the Southern Europe region and report directly to Suntransfers’ Global B2B Director, Andy Baker.

“I am thrilled to welcome Giorgio to the Suntransfers team. We’ve spent a few months looking for the ideal candidate for this key position and we are delighted to find the perfect match that ticked every box,” said Mr Baker.

Mr Valenti joins Keeley Leck who has been with the business as Head of Sales for the last 11 months looking after the United Kingdom & Northern Europe region.

“With B2B sales now exceeding 30% of the total business and showing record numbers for 2024 with strong growth ahead of budget, Giorgio is joining us at a pivotal time as we enter our 16th year of operations and look to expand our distribution footprint further globally,” Mr Baker added.

“Giorgio is one of many key management appointments that we have made this year to strengthen our team in multiple aspects of the business including Global Supply, Product, Development, Marketing and Human Resources.”

Giorgio Valenti said he was thrilled to be joining Andy and the team at Suntransfers to continue the success that they have already had on their B2B journey. 

“I’m confident that with the experience and relationships I have within the sector, we have a winning formula,” he said.