Rank finds boss for Haven group

Rank Holidays has ended its six-month search for a marketing chief by appointing Martin Dalgleish to oversee its Haven and Haven Europe brands.

Rank Holidays has ended its six-month search for a marketing chief

by appointing Martin Dalgleish to oversee its Haven and Haven Europe


Dalgleish takes up the position following an internal shake-up earlier

in the year, which saw former marketing director Peter Allport, who was

responsible for the Haven and Butlins brands, promoted to the new role

of commercial services director.

Rank Holidays’ four travel companies - Butlins, Haven, Oasis and Warner

- were relocated to Hemel Hempstead last month. The new Butlins

marketing director, Ken Johnstone, was appointed at the end of


Dalgleish will report directly to Haven’s managing director, John


Haven attracts over one million holidaymakers annually. The pounds 3m

advertising account is handled by FCA.

Dalgleish was previously marketing director at the Western Australian

Tourism Commission in Perth, working in the events unit, following a

period as marketing manager for PepsiCo in Perth.


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