WorldVentures Names Gareth Hooper New CIO

Plano, Texas-based WorldVentures™ Holdings LLC, parent company of the travel direct sales company WorldVentures, recently announced the appointment of Chief Information Officer Gareth Hooper. Hooper will lead technical operations, multi-level marketing solutions and the enterprise solutions that support the WorldVentures Holdings business.

“Gareth is a servant leader with a proven track record and over 15 years of direct-selling and enterprise experience,” said CEO Josh Paine. “His in-depth understanding of emerging technologies and their commercial applications will take us to the next level and help us thrive there.”

Previously, Hooper was CIO at another direct selling company, where he led the transformation of mission-critical systems, infrastructure and compliance standards. His prior experience also includes a variety of technical leadership roles at Wellness International Network and Blockbuster. Hooper has a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom. He serves as an advisor on the Collin College Cyber Security Advisory Board.

“I am honored to be part of this organization,” said Hooper. “I look forward to working with our information and enterprise teams to enhance our technological capabilities and transform our business for the future.”