John T. Peters was named president and CEO of Tripology, the leading online travel referral service that connects travelers to knowledgeable travel specialists. An industry veteran, Peters' new assignment is effective immediately.
Tripology also named Chinedu Echeruo, Tripology’s co-founder, as chairman of the Board of Directors and chief architect of the company. Echeruo served in the role of CEO since the company’s inception.
“We are very pleased to have John take the lead as President and CEO of Tripology,” said Echeruo. “He has an outstanding track record in a diverse range of travel industry sectors. This appointment helps assure the positive evolution and success of our organization and illustrates our commitment to continue building our leadership position in the travel industry.”
“I feel honored to take on this exciting new role with a company whose opportunities are truly limitless,” said Peters. “As President and CEO, I will ensure that the pace on our efforts to develop a world class lead-generation company will continue accelerating, producing more and more results of benefit to traditional and at-home agents as well as travelers and, of course, our team of professionals as we move along.”
“John is a dynamic leader with a history of innovative thinking that has helped companies grow and gain leading market share in their segment of the travel industry,” said Charles Crockett, founding partner of Ascend Venture Group, whose company owns a significant interest in Tripology. “We believe that his perspective and expertise will propel Tripology to new growth.”
With more than 25 years of accomplishments in the international travel industry, Peters most recently served as the vice president of Travel Trade and Business Development for Wyndham’s Endless Vacation Rentals. Visit www.ascendventures.com.