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American Express Selects New CEO of Business Travel Unit

Excerpt from Business Travel News

Jan 09, 2014 11:00 am

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Following a restructuring and downsizing, American Express’ business and leisure travel units are in a state of flux, and how American Express Global Business Travel fares in the new joint venture remains to be seen.

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American Express selected company veteran Bill Glenn to serve as president and CEO of American Express Global Business Travel, effective immediately.

Glenn since 2011 had been president of American Express Global Commercial Services, which encompasses commercial cards and business travel. It is unclear how Amex would structure the GCS unit should a new American Express Global Business Travel company emerge as planned from a joint venture agreement in the works with private investment firm Certares.

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