’s travel sales director Andy Washington has left the company and is understood to be joining Thomas Cook’s new e-commerce division.

Washington was sales and distribution director at Cosmos before joining just over two years ago. director of hotel partner marketing Mark Maddock will be covering Washington’s role until a decision is made on a permanent replacement.

Thomas Cook announced the creation of its online travel agency division, based in London, in May and named Simon Robinson as UK managing director of e-commerce.