Leonardo Worldwide Announces New Chief Revenue Officer
Leonardo’s Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Mark Charlinski, is promoted to Chief Revenue Officer.
TORONTO, CANADA – February 28th, 2018 – Leonardo Worldwide is pleased to announce that Mark Charlinski has been promoted to Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). In this new role, Mark is responsible for leading marketing, account management and sales to shape the future of Leonardo as a leading technology company in the global travel industry.
In his most recent role as Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Leonardo, Mark successfully led the global sales teams to help clients and partners (major hotel chains, hotel properties, and GDSs, OTAs and travel technology companies) drive more revenue for their businesses using Leonardo’s VScape, Vizlly and MediaConnect products.
“Mark represents a clear path forward for the company. He is well-liked by our customers and highly regarded in the industry for his deep knowledge of the landscape, and more importantly, his ethics and professionalism,” says Milos Krsmanovic, Vice President, Global Sales at Leonardo.
Mark has excelled at business development and growing revenue throughout his twenty four year career. He joined Leonardo as Sr. Director of Business Development in 2005 following twelve years in business development roles at leading Canadian telecom companies, Bell and Nortel.
“I think Mark is a wonderful choice as Revenue leader and represents the hard working, determined and moral ethic so important in the industry at large and critical for our future. Mark has been a steady advocate for content and engaged in distribution through several iterations and changes over the years, and always with a smile and a focus on the client’s needs. Mark is consistent with his approach to customers and that makes him a perfect steward for the next generation of Leonardo,” says David B. Chestler, SVP Business Development, Kognitiv.
Over a span of twelve years and number of sales and business development leadership positions at Leonardo, Mark has gained an intimate understanding of the travel industry and its need for a technology solution that simplifies digital content management, delivery and display.
“In the five years I’ve known Mark, I can say he is truly driven to help Leonardo’s customers and partners be successful. I’m pleased to learn that Mark is now CRO at Leonardo and believe he will have a positive impact on Leonardo’s future,” says Peter Waters, Director of Hotels, Mobility & Insurance, Amadeus IT Group.
Mark has been influential in evolving the positioning of the company’s software products numerous times to ensure they continue to meet the increasingly complex needs of the global hotel industry and has been credited with uncovering new, untapped revenue streams that have been instrumental to Leonardo’s growth and success to date.
“I’m honored to have the opportunity to lead the next evolution of Leonardo as a trusted technology company in the travel industry. I see a very bright future ahead for us. We have a clear mission and product roadmap and a talented team to successfully carry it out,” says Mark Charlinski, CRO, Leonardo Worldwide.
Leonardo Worldwide Corporation is a technology company serving the global hospitality industry. Leonardo provides e-marketers at hotel brands, management companies, hotel properties and travel websites with technology solutions that help them better reach, engage, convert and satisfy travel shoppers. Leonardo’s core products include Vizlly, a Digital Marketing Solution that helps hotels drive more bookings at a lower cost through SEO, a conversion-drive website, Facebook Apps and digital brochures for third-party channels; VScape® Digital Asset Management System, an enterprise-level digital asset management and distribution tool that helps hotel chains better source, manage, organize, store, and publish media assets to direct and indirect online travel channels; and MediaConnect, advanced connectivity for travel websites to access the industry’s definitive source of normalized hotel certified visual content.
For more information about Leonardo, visit leonardo.com.