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Company Overview of Global Business Travel Association

Company Overview

Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) operates as a business travel and meetings organization. It was formerly known as National Business Travel Association, Inc. and changed its name in February, 2011. GBTA was founded in 1968 and is based in Alexandria, Virginia.

123 North Pitt Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

United States

Founded in 1968





Key Executives for Global Business Travel Association

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Operating Officer and Director
President of GBTA Brazil
Vice President of Government Relations and General Counsel
Senior Vice President of Global Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Global Business Travel Association Key Developments

Global Business Travel Association Announces Board Appointments

Global Business Travel Association announced appointments to the newly formed GBTA India Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is made up of prominent senior travel buyers and suppliers who will offer strategic guidance as GBTA expands its member base, supplies research and conducts education and networking events in the region. The 2016-2017 India Advisory Board Members include: Rakesh Bansal, CEO, Amadeus India; Neerja Bhatia, Vice President India, Etihad Airways; Rajdev Bhattacharya, General Manager, WIPRO Travel; Rajeev Goswami, CEO and Co-Founder, WWstay; Ashish Kishore, Country Head, dnata International India; Mritunjaya Chandra Mohan, APAC Travel Manager, Adobe Systems; Gaurav Nagwekar, Head of Corporate Travel, Reliance Industries Limited; Chandresh Natu, APAC Lead Procurement, AON; Arif Patel, Vice President Sales, India, Accor Hotels; Victor Pynn, COO, Amadeus; Neal Rogers, APAC - MEA Travel Head, CSC; and Subrato Sarkaar, Group President Administration, Aditya Birla Goup.

Global Business Travel Association Announces New Board of Directors

The Global Business Travel Association announced three newly elected members to its Board of Directors following the 2016 election at GBTA Convention 2016. The winners of the two open Direct Member at Large positions are Jennifer Steinke, Manager, Corporate Travel, Dycom Industries Inc. and Denise Truso, Director, Global Travel, St. Jude Medical Inc. The winner of the open Allied Member at Large position is Gus Vonderheide, Vice President Global Sales Americas, Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

Global Business Travel Association Announces New European Advisory Board Appointments

The Global Business Travel Association announced two new appointments to its European Advisory Board Mia Andersson Global Programme Manager for biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Bernd Schulz, General Manager, Amadeus Germany. Mia Andersson is responsible for managing the Global Business Travel Demand in 30+ countries. Based in Sodertalje, Sweden with more than 25 years of experience in travel management with a mix of TMCs and corporates, she is experienced in leading global teams both in the area of Supply and Demand and is passionate about creating a high performing team environment with focus on delivering results. Mia has been a strong supporter of GBTA for a number of years both as a member of the Strategic Benchmark Group and the GBTA Europe Aviation Committee. Bernd Schulz was appointed General Manager of Amadeus Germany as of 1st July 2012. Based in Bad Homburg, Germany, he leads the Sales, Marketing, Product Management and Delivery, and Development teams. He also has responsibility for the Swiss and Austrian markets.

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