Mark Warner has appointed Justin Stanton as sales and marketing director.

He joins the specialist sun and ski tour operator from Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, where he had the same role and spent 13 years.

Stanton has 20 years’ experience in the travel industry, having also worked for Tapestry Holidays.

He said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Mark Warner as sales and marketing director – I simply couldn’t miss such a great opportunity.

“With the launch of the new Paleros Beach resort in Greece this summer it’s a very exciting time to be joining this well-loved and well-respected brand. I’m looking forward to becoming part of the very passionate, hard-working team and their future success.”

Managing director David Hopkins added: ‘‘We are delighted to have Justin join us, bringing with him a wealth of experience and knowledge of the travel industry, which will help drive our business forward.”

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed Jackie Martin to replace Stanton.