NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, today announced that Mark Webb will become President, Travelzoo Local on February 27, 2012. Mr. Webb will lead Travelzoo Local in Europe and North America and report to Travelzoo's Chief Executive Officer, Chris Loughlin. Michael Stitt, General Manager & Vice President, Travelzoo Local in North America and Melanie Bower, General Manager & Vice President, Travelzoo Local in Europe, will report to Mr. Webb.
Mr. Webb brings thirty years of blue chip sales leadership to Travelzoo Local. Prior to joining Travelzoo, Mr. Webb served as Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing, the Americas for British Airways. Before joining British Airways, Mr. Webb spent years in senior leadership roles at American Express, most recently as Senior Vice President, Head of Global Client Group, responsible for managing American Express's top corporate client relationships. During his time at American Express, Mr. Webb also served as Senior Vice President, Head of Establishment Services, EMEA, acting as General Manager in the region.
"We are delighted that Mark has decided to join our team in this key leadership role," said Chris Loughlin, Travelzoo's Chief Executive Officer. "For the past 30 years, Mark has led successful teams within two of the world's most respected brands. I look forward to working with him as we continue to develop our Local offering."
Mr. Webb holds an A.B. in Policy Studies with distinction from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York. Mr. Webb is fluent in German and French. He will be based at Travelzoo's Madison Avenue Worldwide Headquarters in New York City.About TravelzooTravelzoo Inc. is a global Internet media company. With more than 24 million subscribers in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and 25 offices worldwide, Travelzoo® publishes deals from more than 2,000 travel and entertainment companies. Travelzoo's deal experts review offers to find the best deals and confirm their true value. In Asia Pacific, Travelzoo is independently owned and operated by Travelzoo ( Asia) Ltd. and Travelzoo Japan K.K. under a license agreement with Travelzoo Inc. Certain statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements may include, but are not limited to, statements about our plans, objectives, expectations, prospects and intentions, markets in which we participate and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts. When used in this press release, the words "expect", "predict", "project", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "intend", "plan", "seek" and similar expressions are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. Because these forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, there are important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements, including changes in our plans, objectives, expectations, prospects and intentions and other factors discussed in our filings with the SEC. We cannot guarantee any future levels of activity, performance or achievements. Travelzoo undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this press release. Travelzoo and Top 20 are registered trademarks of Travelzoo. All other names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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