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Appointment of ATS Pacific New Zealand General Manager

20th of January, 2014

AOT Group CEO Andrew Burnes is pleased to announce the appointment of ATS Pacific New Zealand Manager of Operations, Ken McTague to the position of ATS Pacific New Zealand General Manager.


“It is terrific to welcome Ken to the role of General Manager for ATS Pacific New Zealand. He has been a great asset to the business in his 6 years as Manager of Operations and I congratulate Ken on this appointment” said Mr Burnes.


With more than 35 years in the travel and hospitality industries Mr McTague has held prior positions including Operations and General Manager of LandMark Travel and worked for 16 years with Air New Zealand in a variety of Management and Customer Service roles as well as positions managing retail travel sales and contact centres. His varied work history has also included 4 years running his own small business and a public relations role at a leading Auckland Hotel.


The role of GM was previously held by Stuart Neels who was recently promoted to the role of Group GM for ATS Pacific and transferred from Auckland to the Sydney ATS office.


“It is a wonderful opportunity to step into the role of General Manager for ATS Pacific New Zealand, and one I am very much looking forward to sinking my teeth into” said Ken.


ATS Pacific has offices in Sydney, Auckland and Nadi and 300 staff in their inbound and transport businesses. In 2013 ATS Pacific was acquired by the AOT Group, one of Australasia’s leading travel distribution companies, offering a complete range of Australian, New Zealand, South Pacific and global travel products and services to Wholesale, Government, Corporate and Retail customers worldwide.