Global marketing leader and brand architect with deep experience in driving revenue growth will lead expansion of CarTrawler’s network of travel partners across the USA and Canada
DUBLIN, IRELAND—April 11, 2019: CarTrawler, the world’s leading B2B mobility platform that powers more than 100 airlines and 2,000 travel partners, has appointed travel industry veteran Charlie Coniglio as senior vice president, North America.
Mr. Coniglio comes to CarTrawler from Green Torino LLC, a boutique travel consultancy he founded in 2016. Through Green Torino, Charlie has worked with the CarTrawler team for the previous three years and has been crucial to CarTrawler’s success in the North American market. Mr. Coniglio brings more than 20 years’ experience in the car rental industry through his roles as VP at Hertz and, prior to that, VP & senior marketing officer at Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group.
“Charlie is placed perfectly for this role as he brings a wealth of experience that will be fundamental to our growth. In this new role he will be responsible for leading our New York team to ensure the successful delivery of our strategy,” said CarTrawler CEO Cormac Barry. “The opening of our New York office is testament to CarTrawler’s remarkable achievements over the last 12 months, following the launch of our partnership with Alaska Airlines. Supporting both our new and existing partners from within their home markets will ensure continued success in North America.”
Commenting on his new appointment, CarTrawler SVP Charlie Coniglio said, “I am very excited to lead the expansion of CarTrawler with the opening of our New York offices. Our B2B focus aligns perfectly with the North American Market, and we see great opportunities ahead. CarTrawler has an exceptional product, supported by an inspiring team of people. I am looking forward to being instrumental in CarTrawler’s future growth.”
CarTrawer’s market-leading B2B mobility platform brings opportunities to life for our partners and their customers, building long-term sustainable growth. We maximise market share and, in turn, revenue for our partners by building their brands — not our own. CarTrawler connects in real time to every significant mobility supplier globally, including car rental, private transfer, taxis, shared shuttle, and bus. We make that content available to over 900M airline passengers through our 100+ airline partnerships. We power over 85% of European airline’s online traffic using an aggregator solution, including Ryanair, Vueling, Norwegian Air Shuttle, SWISS and KLM. We also work with international airlines such as Alaska Airlines, Emirates, Virgin Australia, and Volaris to power their mobility solutions. CarTrawler’s company headquarters and Customer Centre of Excellence are located in Dublin, Ireland, with additional offices in Melbourne and New York. CarTrawler is private equity-backed by BC Partners and Insight Venture Partners. For further information, please visit www.cartrawler.com.