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Thursday,  June 13, 2024 4:36 AM 

Danna Walker named Canada BDM at Aurora Expeditions, other appointments unveiled

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  •   03-26-2024  7:43 am
  •   Pax Global Media

Danna Walker named Canada BDM at Aurora Expeditions, other appointments unveiled
L-R: Bonnie Newman, Danna Walker and Kris Endreson. (Aurora Expeditions)
Pax Global Media

Aurora Expeditions has announced new appointments and developments within its North American sales team.

Kris Endreson has joined the company as its new vice-president of sales, North America.

Based in Dallas, Endreson brings a wealth of experience in senior roles within the expedition and cruising space, as well as a proven track record of driving sales growth and strong customer relationships.

Officially assuming the role today (March 26), Endreson will be responsible for leading the company’s sales strategy across the region, driving revenue and expanding its overall market presence, supported by her team of sales directors and business development managers.

To further bolster Aurora’s sales strategy in the market, the company has also appointed Bonnie Newman to the newly created role of director of national and key accounts, following her success in her previous role of sales director, US West.

This new role will be responsible for nurturing relationships with national retail agencies as well as strengthening and growing Aurora’s relationships with key wholesale accounts to drive revenue growth.

In addition, Danna Walker has been promoted to the new role of business development manager, Canada, where she will work to expand Aurora’s brand presence in the Canadian market, forging partnerships and driving growth initiatives with the Canadian trade.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kris Endreson to the team, as well as congratulate Bonnie and Danna on their new roles,” said David Tanguay, global head of sales, Aurora Expeditions. “I am confident that their passion, dedication and expertise will propel us to new heights and strengthen our position as a market leader in North America.”

Eric Andrews remains in his role as sales director, US Southeast, while the company is now also actively recruiting to fill the sales director roles for the Northeast and West.

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