Travel Leaders Group has announced that Steve DeLorenzo will serve as its new chief financial officer (CFO). DeLorenzo is a veteran strategic and financial executive with operational, transactional and international experience. He officially joined the organization on May 26, 2017, and reports directly to Travel Leaders Group Chief Executive Officer Ninan Chacko.
Before joining Travel Leaders Group, DeLorenzo spent six years serving as the global chief financial officer for PR Newswire. In that role, he was responsible for global finance, strategic planning, information security and facilities, and played a key role in the sale of PR Newswire to Cision. Prior to PR Newswire, he was COO and CFO at Screenvision Media, GoodTimes Entertainment and Zagat Survey. He also served as the corporate controller of CMP Media. He started his career at PwC, where he was a senior manager.
In a written release, Chacko said, "Steve brings to Travel Leaders Group a wealth of financial and operational expertise, based on his previous roles with organizations such as PR Newswire, Screenvision Media and CMP Media. Steve's talents will be great assets as Travel Leaders Group continues to grow. I am extremely pleased we were able to attract a financial leader of this caliber to our organization.”
Travel Leaders Group is the largest traditional travel agency company in North America, comprised of approximately 30 percent of all travel agencies in North America that are wholly-owned, franchised, or member agencies. Travel Leaders Group manages leisure, business and franchise travel operations under a variety of diversified divisions and brands, including All Aboard Travel, Andrew Harper Travel, Colletts Travel, Cruise Specialists, Nexion, Protravel International, SinglesCruise.com, Travel Leaders Corporate, Travel Leaders Network and Tzell Travel.