Loveholidays appoints new chairman

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by Sian Bradley
Richard Prosser joins loveholidays as chairman

Richard Prosser has been named as loveholidays' newest chairman.

Prosser joins the travel agency with nearly 40 years’ experience in the sector. He most recently held the role of managing director at TUI Travel plc, proceeded by 11 years managing First Choice Holidays.

Prosser commented on his appointment at loveholidays: “I’m very excited to be joining the loveholidays team. It’s a fantastic brand, with excellent prospects and I look forward to helping unlock the significant opportunities for the business going forward.”

Prosser has also worked for Cosmosair plc and Globus Travel services, as well as heading up food and beverage experiences business Rhubarb.

Mid-market private equity investor Livingbridge invested in loveholidays  in May 2018. The business, headquartered in London, offers an online search and book platform for cheap holidays.

CEO Alex Francis, said the company is delighted to have hired Prosser.

“He has significant experience in the travel industry which will be key to developing our brand as the leading provider for UK holidaymakers,” he added.