Kelly Cookes takes new commercial role at Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook has appointed Kelly Cookes as head of commercial partnerships and sales planning.

Cookes, who has been head of Thomas Cook-owned Freedom Travel Group since 2014, will take up the role when she returns from maternity leave in August.

She will report to retail director Kathryn Darbandi and have a dotted line to sales and e-commerce director Phil Gardner.

Matt Harding replaces Cookes as head of Freedom Travel Group reporting to Phil Gardner.

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