Apple Leisure Group is shaking up its management team.
New CEO Alejandro Reynal announced Monday that ALG president
John Hutchinson and ALG vacation brands president Lynn Torrent are leaving the
company, while three other executives have been appointed to the company's
executive leadership committee.
Effective immediately, Jacqueline Marks, Steve Dumaine and
Ray Snisky will join ALG's executive committee, overseeing the company's
vacations brands. In their new roles, each executive will oversee a key area of
the vacations business. The company did not specify their exact areas of
"The strength of ALG lies in our ability to remain
dynamic in the ever-changing travel industry, and having a leadership structure
that allows for increased accountability and agility is essential to our
long-term success" Reynal said in a press release. "As ALG continues
to evolve, strengthening our executive committee with the addition of
Jacqueline, Steve and Ray is the next step to accomplish our goal of improving
overall performance and delivering the best service to our customers and
The leadership changes come of the heels of what executives
have said was an extremely challenging year for ALG as it completed its merger
with Mark Travel while navigating external setbacks such as sargassum in Mexico
and headlines about tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic.
Marks, who joined ALG following the company's merger with Mark
Travel Corp. in 2018, previously served as executive vice president of trade
sales and engagement for ALG. She is currently executive vice president
responsible for the company's travel agent business.
Dumaine is the former president and CEO of
CheapCaribbean.com and current executive vice president of ALG's business-to-consumer
focused vacations brands.
Snisky is the current chief commercial officer of ALG
Vacations and will continue to serve in this role with expanded oversight.
Prior to the merger with ALG in May 2018, Snisky was responsible for Mark
Travel's strategic development.
"We are committed to building a strong foundation that
can support the exponential growth ALG has experienced," said ALG
executive chairman Alex Zozaya. "Our new executive committee members
understand our business and our customers, and I am confident in their ability
to lead the company into the next chapter of its growth."
Zozaya said Hutchinson and Torrent will remain with ALG
while the new executive committee members transition into their roles.