International carrier Virgin Atlantic has appointed Andre Bello as its new commercial manager, Caribbean.
Bello is based in the Bridgetown, Barbados office and takes the lead role in managing the Caribbean team, a statement said.
Bello has been with Virgin Atlantic since 2012 as the Caribbean’s sales, marketing and communications manager, leading his team to extraordinary growth in 2013, it added.
He is a key member of the North America team and reports directly to Chris Rossi, senior vice president.
Rossi said, “Andre’s made a great impact on the team since he joined us almost two years ago. He has a strong commercial focus and an excellent understanding of our business goals. I am confident that he will be able to continue the great success we have had in the region and ensure that we continue to focus on the overall customer experience.”
Bello said, “Headquartered in Barbados, Virgin Atlantic will maintain its strong presence in the Caribbean. In this highly competitive airline market we will continue to champion the customer experience in the region, ensuring the extra Virgin touch is layered onto the phenomenal service we’re loved for.”
Bello’s career has spanned over 25 years in sales and marketing leadership, the statement added.