Peter was appointed non-executive director of the Company in February 2016 and as non-executive chairman at the Company’s AGM on 27 April 2016. From January 2018 he took over as executive chairman of the Company.
A respected business leader, Peter had a long and successful executive career in the travel industry. This included transforming a small UK tour operator, First Choice, into Europe’s largest leisure travel Group, TUI Group. In February 2016 after a planned succession transition period Peter stepped down as Chief Executive of TUI AG and joined its Supervisory Board where he is currently Deputy Chairman.
He was formerly senior independent non-executive director of RAC plc (2001-2005) and of Rentokil Initial plc (2005-2014). He was also a non-executive director of Debenhams plc (2006-2009). He was formerly chairman of Parques Reunidos Servicios Centrales S.A.U (2016- 2018) and of Royal Mail plc (2015 – 2018).