Kuoni Tumlare : Leadership

Our Leadership

Meet our leadership team - passionate and experienced leaders paving the way for your success!

Our Leaders

Shinji Kamio

Shinji Kamio

Chief Executive Officer​
Zurich, Switzerland

Having been part of the JTB Group for more than 30 years, Shinji Kamio has an in-depth understanding and experience across numerous functions, businesses, and geographies.

As head of M&A of JTB Group, he led the deal to acquire Kuoni GTS in 2017 and was appointed Deputy CEO of Kuoni Tumlare (2018-20). Prior to this, his experience was in Corporate Strategy at Travel Plaza Europe and Tumlare, Inbound Marketing at JTB Japan, and MICE & Group sales.

Now as CEO of the JTB Europe Group (Jan 20-), Shinji Kamio oversees all of its businesses – leading strategy, planning and organisation.

Tim Martin

Tim Martin

Chief Operating Officer​, Kuoni Tumlare DMC
Singapore​

Tim joined Kuoni GTS in August 2016 as SVP, Sales, bringing 25 years’ experience from the logistics industry, during which time he lived and worked in nine countries across Asia and the Middle East.

Tim spent 13 years with DHL Deutsche Post, holding several positions including Board Member Asia Pacific (responsible for Sales & Marketing) and Global Head of Sales Strategy & Business Development in Bonn, Germany.

As COO, Destination Management, Tim is responsible for driving growth from 18 source markets and generating group sales to 40+ destination countries, leading a team of over 700 employees across Sales and Destination Offices.

Marco Russi

Marco Russi

Chief Operating Officer, Kuoni Tumlare MICE Europe​​​​​​​
Zurich, Switzerland

Marco joined Kuoni back in 1997 where he held various management positions in Contracting and Operations for Groups and FIT, growing in scope and rank over the years as part of the Kuoni Destination Management team.

With the acquisition of GTA Travel by the Kuoni Group in 2011 he was in charge of the integration of the Procurement divisions between, at that time, the largest Group Travel companies worldwide.  He has since held several leadership roles across the business, leading the transformation of the procurement organisation and lead integration between business units and companies.

As COO, MICE Europe, Marco heads Kuoni Tumlare's Meetings & Events and Congress businesses, leading his team on strategy and delivery.

Keiichiro Otofuji

Keiichiro Otofuji

Chief Financial Officer​
Zurich, Switzerland

Keiichiro Otofuji joined the JTB Group 30 years ago, starting his journey as a group travel sales representative at our offices in Tokyo.

After having spent ten years in sales, he then made the move to the finance and accounting field and built his experience on a number of projects across different regions. In 2013, he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer for JTB Americas and then GM for Corporate Planning (GBU HQ) in 2019.

​​​​In 2020, Keiichiro Otofuji took on the role of CFO for the JTB Europe Group - leading the Corporate & Finance function responsible for Business Controlling, Legal & Compliance, Tax & Transfer Pricing, Group Accounting & Consolidation, Treasury, as well as Global Facilities and Risk Management.

John Gartmann

John Gartmann

Chief Technology Officer and Head of Innovation
Zurich / Switzerland

John started his career in the travel industry 30 years ago when he joined Tumlare in a junior role within the Finance department.

 In 2009, John served as a Senior Finance Manager, a position he held until 2012, when he was named Finance Director. In 2016, he was appointed Global Sales Director, followed by a role leading the Operations team in the period before the merger with Kuoni GTS.

As CTO, his multi-disciplinary background is particularly valuable in leading the technology team through integration and adaptation projects.

Nandita Debur

Nandita Debur

Chief Human Resources Officer
Zurich, Switzerland

With over 20 years of prior HR experience, Nandita joined Kuoni GTS in 2012 as HR VP for APAC & MEA.

Since then, she has progressed through a number of roles, taking on global HR projects in addition to her HRBP sales role in 2017, and integrating HR teams as Global HR Operations lead in 2018. In these roles, Nandita supported on mergers, cultural integration, and transformation projects - leading the HR pandemic response and organisational restructuring.

In 2020, Nandita took on the role of Chief Human Resources Officer for the JTB Europe Group, leading on people, culture, and engagement across the organisation.