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July 16, 2024

Club Med’s Rachael Harding named as one of “Asia’s Most Inspiring Executives of the Year”


Rachael Harding, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Club Med East, South Asia, and Pacific has been named as one of “Asia’s Most Inspiring Executives 2023” at the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability (ACES) Award.

Based in Singapore, Rachael leads the stewardship of Club Med’s Asia Pacific commercial markets (excluding Mainland China) to navigate current geo-centric dynamics and deliver a compelling brand promise with a profitable growth strategy that focuses on nurturing matured markets while elevating emerging guest segments.

Characterised by her inspiring, creative, and fresh approach to business and people, Rachael is a passionate leader whose experience spans over 25 years across diverse areas of the travel and tourism supply chain spanning retail, corporate, and wholesale sectors in the Asia Pacific, UK and European

“I am humbled to be recognised as one of Asia’s Most Inspiring Executives 2023 at the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Award. As a member of the tourism industry, I truly believe in the power of passion to deliver unforgettable guest experiences, which is the reason why I continue to invest in empowering our colleagues to achieve their fullest potential regardless of their skills and differences. This award bears testament to Club Med’s commitment to reinventing the alchemy of happiness – both for our guests and colleagues,” said Rachael Harding, CEO of Club Med East, South Asia, and Pacific markets.

Rachael joined Club Med in 2018 as the General Manager for Club Med Pacific (Australia and New Zealand). Over just three years, her leadership has led to the successful growth of the Pacific market by 26 per cent.  Prior to joining Club Med, Rachael spent 15 years with The Travel Corporation where she led the brand sales team in generating national sales growth. She was awarded Saleswoman of the Year 2018 and was recognised as the top 10 most influential women in the 2019 Travel Awards.

Inaugurated in 2014, the ACES is one of the most prestigious accolades that recognises inspiring leaders and sustainability advocates across Asia.


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