American Express Global Business Travel has appointed Rachel Tonge as UK vice-president & general manager.
Tonge has been with the company for five years, most recently as director of strategic transformation, and will oversee UK operations and customer relationships in her new role.
She will report to EMEA senior vice-president and general manager Jason Geall, who said: “Our customers and our people have faced many challenges preparing for the restart of business travel. Rachel is, therefore, taking on this role at a crucial moment.
“However, her skillset, knowledge and temperament are exactly what we and our customers need to be successful. I’m excited by Rachel’s determination to create an even more resilient and diversified business model in the UK. Our customers will really enjoy working with Rachel.”
Tonge said: “I’m thrilled to bring our teams together to ensure a smooth return to travel as we deliver unrivalled value, experience and choice to our customers and their travellers.
“We’ll be placing a renewed focus on GBT being a great place to work, with inclusion and diversity embedded at our core.”