New York, New York – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine
&Beyond, one of Africa’s leading safari companies, has announced the appointment of Joss Kent as its Chief Executive Officer. Kent was previously global CEO of Abercrombie & Kent (A&K), heading up their 61 international offices. Prior to joining the safari industry in a leadership capacity, Joss Kent trained at the Royal Military Academy (Sandhurst) and served in the British armed forces. He then worked as a business analyst, graduated with a Harvard MBA and spent three years as a management consultant with Bain & Co in the USA and UK.
“It was extremely important for us to select a CEO who had both hard-nosed commercial experience and a deep understanding of the luxury safari business in order to drive our vision for growth and market leadership,” said Mark Getty, Joint Chairman of &Beyond. “Joss Kent possesses those crucial qualities and, very importantly, shares our commitment to building an iconic brand that makes a positive difference to conservation of land, wildlife and communities,” he added.