Accommodation specialist Stuba has recruited Malcolm Lindop in the newly-created role of sourcing director.
His background in direct contracting and commercial management includes roles at firms including JAC Travel, AC Group and Gulliver’s Travel Associates.
Lindop will be based in London with a primary focus to drive Stuba’s direct contracting and curated hotel collections, to become a more significant part of the supply mix.
He will assume further responsibility for all sourcing, including third-party supply, in 2024.
Lindop said: “I’m really excited to be joining Stuba to drive their direct contracting and overall sourcing strategy. The growth of Stuba has been tremendous and it’s great to join a team that’s innovative and driving change in their sector and I look forward to playing my part in bringing their ambitions to life.”
Chief customer officer Matt Stuart added: “This is a new role, and we are delighted to have someone of Malcolm’s calibre on board.
“His enviable network and depth of knowledge in many of the markets that we operate in will undoubtedly assist our commercial strategy moving forward which will in turn benefit all our global partners.”