Thomas Cook CEO to Depart at Year End

On December 31, John Bloodworth will step down as CEO of U.K.-based Thomas Cook Group, due to "a difference in management approach," according to a statement released by Bloodworth and Thomas Cook. Bloodworth will continue to assist the company with its integration of travel packager MyTravel, as well as some other projects, until March 31, 2008. The company currently is searching for a replacement and in the interim, group joint chief executive Manny Fontenla-Novoa will assume Bloodworth's responsibilities. Visit [www.thomascook.com].

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