Travel Retail Consortium welcomes new officers

 

Jonathan Corbett (Guinness) was voted as Vice Chairperson, taking up the role in January 2017

The Travel Retail Consortium (TRC) has elected the new officers that will oversee the group for the next two years.

Rebecca Harwood Lincoln is the new Chairperson, having taken over from Peter Ayling. She was previously the Vice Chairperson and has been involved with the TRC both in her current role as the Travel Retail Director of Swiss Eyewear Group selling Invu sunglasses into the travel retail channel, and while she was at Polaroid Eyewear. 

Long-time TRC member Martyn Westbury (Swiss Eyewear Group) will remain Treasurer in 2017

Jonathan Corbett represents Guinness and was voted as Vice Chairperson, taking up the role in January 2017. Having worked in travel retail for 18 years, Corbett brings a wealth of experience to the TRC, the organization said.

Martyn Westbury was a member for eight years, during which time he served as Chairperson, before retiring from Mars and the TRC in 2013. He has returned to work and the TRC with Swiss Eyewear Group. 

Rebecca Harwood Lincoln (Swiss Eyewear Group) is the new Chairperson, having taken over from Peter Ayling

As Jaime Whittaker from Accolade Wines is no longer working in travel retail, Westbury took on the role of Treasurer in April 2016. The Consortium voted for Martyn to remain in this role for 2017.

Tina Davies from Imperial Tobacco has been Secretary for the TRC since 2011 and was unanimously voted on to continue in this role for 2017.