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Culture Secretary extends term of Board Member of VisitBritain

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Sajid Javid has extended John Lindquist's term of appointment by six months, to 14 September 2015.

John Lindquist is a strategy consultant and adviser with extensive international experience in travel and tourism. At The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), which he joined in 1974, he became a Partner in 1981 and Senior Partner and Managing Director in 1993 and a leader of the global travel and tourism practice.

He became a Senior Adviser at BCG in 2004, specialising in international tourism development, and he currently combines this with his role as a Non-Executive Director at Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd (2007-), the Zurich-based global tour operator.

He was first appointed as a Board Member of VisitBritain in 2010.