Visit Jersey Announces Departure of CEO and Commencement of Search for Successor

 

Visit Jersey today announced its Chief Executive, Amanda Burns will leave the company at the beginning of December, to return to the UK and pursue another opportunity there. This move is entirely for personal reasons.

Visit Jersey’s Board has advised the Appointments Commission and the recruitment process for her replacement will commence immediately.

Commenting on her forthcoming departure, Amanda Burns said “This has been a difficult decision to make. I have loved the job and working with a fantastic team at Visit Jersey and I’ve appreciated the support from the Board during my time. We have accomplished a lot together, focusing on our response to the pandemic and developing a marketing strategy to drive demand for the future.”

Commenting on the news, the Chair of Visit Jersey, Lisa Springate said “On behalf of the  Board, I would like to thank Amanda for her commitment and marketing vision over two extremely challenging years for the industry. We entirely understand her personal reasons for deciding to return to the UK and wish her all the best with her new role.”

For more information please contact:

Ashley Proudfoot

PR Manager, Visit Jersey

Ashley@visitjersey.je

M 07797 930467

 

About Visit Jersey

Visit Jersey was established in March 2015, with the mission to promote tourism to and within Jersey in an innovative, economic and efficient way. Under the leadership of CEO Amanda Burns since 2020, Visit Jersey brings a fresh approach to telling Jersey’s story, repositioning the destination in the minds of current and potential visitors as a fresh and vital escape. The Visit Jersey team works collaboratively with the industry and government to drive growth and build a stronger, more sustainable and profitable visitor economy. For additional information visit Jersey.com or the Visit Jersey trade and media website.

Visit Jersey CEO Amanda Burns