Isle of Man based travel firm Mann Link Travel has appointed Shona Sultana as their new Chief Financial Officer. The travel firm is part of Online Regional Travel Group which operates Mann Link Travel, Richmond Travel and Escapetherock.im in the Isle of Man. The business has a growing portfolio of brands which has expanded significantly over the past 18 months with a diverse range of businesses under its belt.
Shona, who comes from a travel background, has been appointed to the board for Mann Link Travel and Online Regional Travel Group. She has worked for the business over the past 13 years, developing from purchase ledger clerk and Accounts Manager to Group Finance Manager and now Chief Financial Officer. The promotion follows a successful audit of the Group and Shona’s remit will be to focus on the strategic growth of the business.
“We are thrilled to appoint Shona to the board as she brings with her tactical strength, travel experience and financial expertise that is a rare combination to find” comments Chairman Brian Kelly.
Formed in 1982, Mann Link Travel is celebrating 35 years in business this summer. The business has grown from a traditional travel agency to become a leading online travel portal provider. Its online brands include escapetherock.im, Manxflights.com, manxferries.com, justtheflight.co.uk and visitiom.co.uk.
“Having a travel background has enabled me to integrate into the business easily and look for commercial opportunities to grow its diverse range of leisure, online and business travel brands” add Shona. “There is a fantastic team at Mann Link Travel and the firm is growing from strength to strength which I am proud to be part of,” concludes Shona.
Headquartered in the Isle of Man, ORTG operates a variety of businesses including: Richmond Travel, Mann Link Travel, Escapetherock.im, justtheflight.co.uk, manxflights.com, manxferries.com, visitiom.co.uk and Mann Link Business Travel.
Photo - Shona Sultana. CFO