UJV Announces New Leadership Team for North America

Andrew Rein, director of Business Development – Northeast and Canada, UJV

UJV announced its revamped leadership team in North America. 

Andrew Rein has been appointed director of Business Development for Canada and the Northeast US. 

UJV said Rein brings a wealth of experience to the company, with a background in international luxury hotels and resorts, including Mandarin Oriental, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, and the Peninsula Hotel New York. 

"His expertise in building industry relationships and driving revenue growth will be instrumental in further developing our professional offerings. Based in the tri-state area, Andrew will be pivotal in nurturing close relationships with our customers in the Northeast region."

Katie Lindblad has joined UJV as director of Business Development for the Southeast region. 

"Katie's extensive experience in the African market, including an eight-year tenure at Singita, where she oversaw sales in the United States and Canada, positions her perfectly to elevate our presence in Africa. 

"Her dedication to expanding Singita's presence in key markets and fostering lasting partnerships will be invaluable in her new role at UJV," the company stated in a release.

Kevin Peyrache, who has been with UJV since 2018, is leading the West Coast as director of business development. Originally from Lyon, France, Kevin brings a decade of experience in the European market and high-end travel itineraries. 

Based in Los Angeles, Peyrache will continue to expand our customer relationships on the West Coast.

Additionally, Simon Jones has transitioned to an internal management role within UJV Africa. 

From UJV HQ, Jones will support the Business Development team across all markets.

"As UJV continues its strategic development and expansion of services for luxury travel advisors, we are delighted to welcome three exceptional leaders who will be instrumental in driving the success and recognition of UJV in the luxury travel industry," said David Solis, head of Business Development, Ultimate Jet Vacations. 

"Their expertise and knowledge will continue to elevate UJV's presence in the key regions, including Europe and Africa, as well as position the brand as a leading wholesale travel company focused on seamless travel booking process."

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