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Flight Centre Appoints VP Product & Wholesale

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  •   09-03-2014  3:25 pm

Flight Centre Appoints VP Product & Wholesale

Flight Centre has announced that Michael Friend has joined the Canadian executive team as vice president of product & wholesale.

Friend will be responsible for trade partner relationships, manufactured product, GOGO Worldwide Vacations (Flight Centre's wholesale business), contracting and the Distribution Centre.

A veteran of the travel industry, Friend began his career as a travel consultant in Melbourne over 18 years ago, working his way up the ranks to President of Western Australia South Australia Northern Territory (WASANT) and most recently spent the past three and a half years as president of Flight Centre New Zealand.

Throughout his tenure with the company, Friend’s history of success includes record profits with WASANT in each of his years at the helm and New Zealand's highest ever profit in its most recent financial year.

Based in Vancouver, Friend can be reached at (604) 679-9341 or at