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New Direction heralded with Executive appointment

New Direction heralded with Executive appointment


thl wishes to announce the appointment of Keith Chilek to the newly developed role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Keith is a highly skilled and experienced technology manager who is moving from the United States to take up this role.

“The CTO role and this high calibre appointment reflect the importance of the technology platform to the future growth of thl. This platform underpins enhanced delivery of the existing operations and will also be a key value creator with planned services in the future.”

“With a new CTO role and an already developing technology plan we are highly focussed on enabling the business to deliver a customer experience that grows the “free independent traveller” category worldwide and thl’s role within that. Keith has a strong development and product skill base within start up organisations which will genuinely add value to what we have today” said thl CEO Grant Webster.

Keith held the position of Senior Vice President of Engineering / Chief Software Architect before his company MyEdu was purchased by education giant Blackboard.

An exact start date will be determined based on immigration requirements.

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