The leading travel assistance company, with 50 years in the market, has appointed new roles in Argentina. As of this date, Mauricio Valacco will cease to be Country Manager, remaining as president of Assist Card Argentina. In his replacement, Sebastián Bras Harriott has been appointed to occupy said position. In addition to these changes, Emmanuel Cafici will assume the role of Commercial Manager in the country.
With a solid track record in the company, over the years they have been able to perfectly accompany growth strategies, product evolution, digital transformation and commercial ties to boost the business. Mauricio Valacco maintained that “these changes are necessary and beneficial for the company. I will continue to accompany and contribute from my role as president”.
“I am proud of this new opportunity and this new role in Argentina. Undoubtedly, it is a huge challenge and I will work together with the team to collaborate based on my experience, continue to promote the tourism sector, accompany the needs of our clients and commercial channels, and thus be able to provide the best service in travel assistance," said Sebastián Bras. Harriott, Country Manager.
Undoubtedly, these changes accompany the growth and evolution of the company in Argentina and throughout the region, positively impacting the objectives set for the coming years. To close, Emmanuel Cafici, the new Commercial Manager for Argentina, stated: "This new position will allow me to continue developing various strategies together with travel agencies throughout the country, consolidating our leadership in the sector."
Mauricio Valacco has a 37-year career in the company, adapting to various changes and occupying important positions such as Human Resources Manager, Agency Sales Manager, Commercial Manager of Argentina, International Commercial Director, Quality Director, General Director of Assist Card Argentina and Country Manager for Argentina, until now.
Sebastián Bras Harriott has a degree in Political Science from the Universidad Católica Argentina and has various programs carried out at the IAE Business School. With more than 15 years in the company, he has managed to develop in the area of corporate, traditional business and strategic alliances, occupying from 2017 to date, the position of Regional Business Manager for LATAM.
Emmanuel Cafici joined the company in 2013, leading and training all the company's sales channels. Since 2016, he has accompanied the growth of the Travel Agencies channel with his commercial position.