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Sunday,  July 14, 2024 4:20 AM 

Ensemble grows team with several new appointments

  • People
  •   03-01-2023  10:08 am
  •   Pax Global Media

Ensemble grows team with several new appointments
From left, clockwise: Carlos Garzon, Deanna Tatham, Sydney Loney, Danielle Clement; Jennifer Dzialo (centre). (Supplied)
Pax Global Media

Ensemble has announced several new appointments in key areas for marketing, supplier relations and member services.

This includes the naming of Sydney Loney as the editorial director of Range, the new print and digital magazine launched by Ensemble in January.  

In this new role, Loney will oversee all editorial content for Range, which is designed to inspire travellers’ wanderlust as well as Range Best, a complementary monthly publication that also includes preferred partner offerings and promotions.  

Loney brings 20 years of experience as a multiplatform content strategist leading editorial teams and creating compelling stories for print, digital and social.  

This includes her previous roles as Editor in Chief of Air Canada’s inflight magazine, enRoute as well as Canadian Health & Lifestyle magazine.  She has also contributed to numerous outlets including the Globe and Mail, Elle Canada, the National Post, The Walrus, Maclean’s, Cottage Life and Reader’s Digest International.

Other new appointments include:

Jennifer Dzialo joins Ensemble in the role of senior vice-president of supplier relations where she will be responsible for establishing the company's supplier mandate to ensure maximum value and revenue to Ensemble’s membership base.  

Carlos Garzon has been named vice-president of partner solutions, cruise. 

In this new role, he will lead Ensemble’s cruise partnership strategy and coordinate the strategic direction of our cruise efforts. His experience includes previous roles as senior vice-president of business development and operations at Atlas Ocean Voyages and several roles at Regent Seven Seas Cruises including as vice-president sales marketing operations.

Amaris Garcia joins Ensemble in the role as director of partner solutions, hotel. 

Garcia brings more than 30 years of experience to the role including her most recent role at Ultramar Travel Management where she was director of hotel global business development.

Deanna Tatham has been appointed as director of marketing and will oversee the launch of the company’s new marketing programs as well as its new member publications.  

Danielle Clement has been named director of partnership marketing, hotels and will work with the supplier relations team on the launch of Ensemble’s new hotel program and ensure that hotel partners have access to Ensemble’s new marketing opportunities and events.

Nicole Tal has been named as learning program manager and will support Ensemble’s training and development efforts including curriculum design, facilitation, and designing creative learning materials.  

And Navdeep Kaur has been appointed as SQL developer and reporting manager. 

Kaur brings more than five years of experience in data development in the hospitality industry and will be responsible for managing the Ensemble data warehouse.

"We are thrilled to welcome these talented individuals to the Ensemble team," said Michael Johnson, president of Ensemble. "Their respective expertise and experience across marketing, training and development and technology will help us continue to deliver outstanding support to our members and partners as we look to fulfill our promise to create the travel consortium of the future.”

The updates follow on the heels of several other new senior positions that have been announced in the seven months since Ensemble was acquired by Naviagtr.  

Concurrently, Ensemble has launched several new programs and enhancements including the launch of a new hotel program, an updated member portal and onboarding members onto its proprietary ADX booking platform. 

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