Industry Update
Appointment 2 December 2019

Gary Mulder

Appointed CEO
At The Club Travel Group in Cape Town, South Africa

Gary Mulder

The appointment follows the departure of founding Managing Director Wally Gaynor who will retire at the end of 2019. In addition, Gary's appointment comes as part of a new organizational structure at Club Travel after the Group was acquired by Travelstart in October.

Mulder, who has held the role of Financial Director at Club Travel since 2000, will oversee the Group's leisure, corporate, franchise and technology divisions. He will also focus on uniting the group around the new relationship with Travelstart to drive digital product innovation. Prior to joining Club Travel, Mulder worked with several travel and tech start-ups and at Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) where he was a Manager.

Gary holds a Bachelor of Business Science (CA) from the University of Cape Town and has been a board member of the Association of South African Travel Agents (ASATA) since 2016. He has been on the board of trustees for the JDI Foundation, a South African charitable organization that supports local community projects, for almost 20 years.

Mulder will step into his new role as Club Travel Group CEO on 13 December based at the company's Cape Town head office.