Amex appoints new global sales director
American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has announced the appointment of Christine Ourmieres-Widener as Global Chief Sales Officer.
In this post Ourmieres-Widener, who was previously CEO of CityJet, will be responsible for organizing the Sales Department of GBT with the Department of Global Client Group and its division of Global Business Consulting.
The directive will begin officially in his post at GBT in June, responding directly to the Chief Commercial & Technology Officer, Philippe ChÃ©rÃ¨que.
With base in London, Christine is a GTB coming from the airline CityJet, which has served as Executive Director from 2010. In this position has led the company in its transition from being a subsidiary of Air France-KLM to become an independent company.
Before this post, worked for many years at Air France-KLM, most recently as Vice President and general manager for the United States and as Director-general in United Kingdom and Ireland previously.
Chereque reviewed the experience of Ourmieres-Widener leading companies travel in Europe and United States will be very useful to promote the strategic vision of the growth of the company. “it is widely recognized as a progressive leader and a genius of industry”, and I am delighted to be able to attach it to our team at this time of great change and growth”.