New team for Thompsons Travel

Effective October 1, Sharon Leong has been appointed ceo of Thompsons Travel Johannesburg. 

This comes as current ceo, Mary Shilleto, steps down from the role. Shiletto will continue to serve on the board. 

Leong will be assisted by Rudolph Theunissen, who has been appointed as commercial manager across Thompsons' retail businesses: for Thompsons Travel and Thompsons For Travel nationally. Chantal Kilche has been appointed Thompsons Travel – coast manager and Wendy Schulze has been appointed ceo of Thompsons for Travel. 

“I am so delighted that Michael Tollman, our chairman, has chosen colleagues that I have worked with over the past decade,” said Shilleto. 

“I do believe that it shows Cullinan’s commitment to grow, promote and encourage from within the group. They are an energised bunch, eager to take the business to new heights but maintain our culture of being customer-centric.” 


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