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Nick Sutherland leaves Helloworld to join Locomote

November 4, 2021
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Tass Messinis
November 4, 2021
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Nick Sutherland has departed Helloworld Travel Limited (ASX: HLO) to join the future of business travel, as their Chief Commercial Officer.

Nick joined the business on 1 November and will bring the benefit of more than 25 years’ experience in the corporate travel industry, most recently having led Helloworld’s large scale corporate division. Ross and David Fastuca, founders of Locomote are looking forward to working with Nick and are excited about the skills and experience he brings to the business.

“Nick has an outstanding reputation in the industry having created strong relationships within the global business community. He has been at the forefront of significant growth in every corporate travel business he has worked in throughout Australia, UK and New Zealand.

We are looking forward to him leading the Commercial side of our business both agency and B2B direct”. Ross Fastuca, CEO and Co-Founder of Locomote

Nick is an expert within the business travel industry and has a proven track record of business growth. He has worked in both public and private businesses and has first hand experience having established his own Australia wide travel agency and successfully exiting in 2017. In addition, he has held senior positions for Flight Centre Travel Group both in Australia and the UK.

“I’m excited about joining Locomote. They have a great leadership team, an authentic set of cultural values and a compelling vision for growth.

Clearly it's been a tough time for the global travel industry but I am really confident about the recovery and firmly believe that Locomote will play an integral role in enabling businesses globally.

The technology is exceptional, geared to deliver an enhanced customer experience for all users and roles within an organisation, but equally incredibly scalable.

The timing is perfect for businesses to embrace this progressive travel technology. Locomote is an amazing business success story and I look forward to being a part of its future successes” said Nick Sutherland.

Nick joins the founders Ross and David Fastuca at an exciting time as they are currently closing out their Series B capital raise.