The Monarch Group Executive Committee
Richard Francis, Managing Director Monarch Travel Group
Richard Francis was appointed Managing Director, Monarch Travel Group, Monarch’s in-house tour operator in April 2015.
Richard first began working in the travel industry when he joined Saga in 1997 initially working in the holiday sector of the group before transferring over to the insurance department. With over 15 years’ experience in the travel industry, Richard joined the Monarch Travel Group in December 2000 as Group Finance Manager.
Richard has been with the company for over fourteen years and most recently held the position of Finance Director. As Managing Director Richard is part of the Group Executive Committee reporting directly to the Chief Executive. Richard oversees all of the tour operating’s commercial functions including sales, marketing, purchasing, customer services and customer operations.