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Disney's Clark advances to VP role that includes US agents' cruise sales

Clark - was a member of the Disney Cruise Line opening team
Lynn Clark was promoted to VP travel agency sales and national accounts for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. She will provide strategic direction and leadership to the teams responsible for revenue production from US-based travel agencies and national accounts for domestic products including Disney Cruise Line, Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Aulani and Adventures by Disney.

Clark will report directly to Kenneth Svendsen, SVP global sales and president of the Walt Disney Travel Co.

'Lynn brings an extraordinary depth of leadership and travel industry experience to this vital role,' Svendsen said. 'Having her a part of my executive leadership team underscores our commitment to the trade, as she will continue to ensure that our training programs and retail products remain fresh and relevant to agents across the nation.'

Clark’s most recent role was director, destination sales, online travel agents and wholesale, supporting Disney’s domestic theme parks, Aulani and Disney Cruise Line. Prior to this, she served as director of global sales at the Disneyland Resort from 2005 through 2010.

Earlier, Clark was the sales division's travel industry and hotel product director, where she worked with Walt Disney World counterparts to implement retail travel channel initiatives for Walt Disney Travel Co. and Disney Cruise Line while also developing off-site hotel product for Walt Disney Travel Co. California.

As manager, national accounts, Clark oversaw the travel agency national account relationships supporting Disneyland, Walt Disney World and Disney Cruise Line.

She has worked for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts since 1996 and was a member of the Disney Cruise Line opening team, joining the company as a district sales manager in Southern California. 

Before Disney, Clark worked for Royal Cruise Line as an on-board passenger service representative and district sales manager.