04 Mar Travel Leaders Group Appoints Executives To Top Financial Posts
DeLorenzo Appointed Chief Transformation Officer; Bishop to Serve as CFO
New York, NY (March 4, 2019) – Steve DeLorenzo has been appointed Chief Transformation Officer for Travel Leaders Group, one of North America’s largest travel retail companies. Steve Bishop, a 20-year finance executive in the travel and transportation industry, will join the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
In the newly-created Chief Transformation Officer role, Steve DeLorenzo will oversee the company’s Enterprise Resource Planning initiative where Travel Leaders Group is making a significant investment to improve our service to advisors and suppliers upgrading, standardizing and integrating our financial systems. The project is aimed at integrating business applications and developing end-to-end processes that will enhance service delivery, financial systems, efficiency and competitive position. DeLorenzo joined the company as CFO in 2017.
“In his new role, Steve DeLorenzo will capitalize on his experience to standardize and upgrade our financial systems across our divisions integrating our new acquisitions,” said Travel Leaders Group CEO Ninan Chacko. “Steve Bishop is a proven financial leader who will continue the strong progress made in the past two years during a period of significant growth for our company.”
Before joining Travel Leaders Group in 2017, DeLorenzo spent six years serving as the Global Chief Financial Officer for PR Newswire. Prior to PR Newswire, he was COO and CFO at Screenvision Media, GoodTimes Entertainment and Zagat Survey.
Steve Bishop is joining Travel Leaders Group effective immediately as CFO. He has led the finance and operating teams at both private and public companies including Algeco Scotsman, SeaCube Container, Greatwide Logistics Services and GeoLogistics Corp. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NetJets, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.
Travel Leaders Group, one of North America’s largest travel companies, is a leader in both consumer retail travel and global corporate travel, and consistently ranks as one of the top travel companies nationwide.
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About Travel Leaders Group
Travel Leaders Group (www.TravelLeadersGroup.com) is transforming travel with a commitment to our vacation and business travel clients through our progressive approach toward each unique travel experience. Having already assisted millions of travelers, Travel Leaders Group manages leisure, business and franchise travel operations under a variety of diversified divisions and brands. With over 6,000 agency locations, Travel Leaders Group ranks as one of the industry’s largest travel agency companies. Travelers also have access to The Travel Collection by Travel Leaders Group, a portfolio of select travel offers including discounts on international and domestic flights, value-added benefits at lodging establishments, shipboard credits on cruises and savings on escorted and vacation packages. Membership to The Travel Collection is offered at no additional cost to U.S. American Express Gold Card, Business Gold Rewards Card, Platinum Card® and Business Platinum Card® Members. For more information visit www.TheTravelCollection.com.