Llull Brings Extensive Experience in International Business Management and Growth as Former Vice President and Managing Director of Booking.com, Asia-Pacific
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Knot Worldwide, the world’s largest digital wedding planning company, announced today that Angel Llull is joining the company as President, International. Llull is a talented international business leader with extensive experience leading and driving growth in markets all over the world. Llull will oversee the operations, strategy and growth of The Knot Worldwide international businesses in Europe, Asia and Latin America.
“Angel Llull joins our team at a significant moment in our company’s history as we continue to build The Knot Worldwide’s international footprint and help millions of couples around the globe plan their weddings,” said Tim Chi, CEO of The Knot Worldwide. “With vast experience leading strategy and growth of international business across Europe, LATAM, North America, Asia and Pacific during his 8+ years at Booking.com, Angel’s leadership will be pivotal in our global development and success.”
In his role, Llull will centralize the international business in 15 markets across Europe, Asia and Latin America, and will lead the operations, strategy and growth of the multinational organization as The Knot Worldwide continues to serve both couples and wedding professionals across cultures, markets and locations globally.
Llull has a proven track record of growing new businesses, building high performing teams, maximizing profitability and enhancing customer and employee satisfaction. Most recently, Llull was Vice President and Managing Director of Booking.com, Asia Pacific. In this role, he was responsible for the growth and management of the Asian and Oceania markets for Booking.com, including business development, strategic partnerships, marketing, sales, customer service, human resources, finance and all support and product functions in market. Joining Booking.com in 2012, Llull also served as Senior Regional Director for North America and Regional Manager for Spain, Portugal, Africa, and eastern Europe. Prior to Booking.com, Llull served as CEO for IBB Hotels.
“The opportunity to join the global leader in weddings and take on its mission of helping every couple in the world plan a wedding that’s uniquely their own, is thrilling,” said Angel Llull. “I’m excited to unify, further develop and lead the diverse and multicultural teams to bring the international business at The Knot Worldwide to its next level of growth.”
About The Knot Worldwide
With over four decades of expertise in the wedding industry, The Knot Worldwide is the largest global wedding planning company. The Knot Worldwide helps couples plan every aspect of their weddings, from finding inspiration and local wedding professionals to creating and managing all guest experiences, wedding registries and more through The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas.net, Hitched.co.uk, WeddingWire.in, WeddingWire.ca, Matrimonio.com, Mariages.net and other brands. Having inspired and empowered more than 40 million couples to plan a wedding that’s uniquely them, The Knot Worldwide provides leading wedding marketplaces, personalized wedding websites, planning tools and registry services with its brands in 16 countries across North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia.
The Knot Worldwide also includes lifestyle brands The Bump for pregnancy and parenting, The Bash for bringing important celebrations to life with entertainment vendors, How They Asked for proposal inspiration and stories and more. The company has US offices in New York, New York; Washington, DC; Norwalk, Connecticut; Austin, Texas; Omaha, Nebraska; and Portland, Oregon; and international offices in Barcelona, Spain; Galway, Ireland; Guangzhou, China; Gurgaon, India; and London, England.
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