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American Express Global Business Travel appoints new chief financial officer

Martine Gerow, previously CFO of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, takes on new role
31/05/2017

Pictured: Martine Gerow

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has appointed Martine Gerow as its new chief financial officer. She formally assumes the role on June 5 and will be based in London.

Gerow was previously CFO of Carlson Wagonlit Travel where she led a large global team overseeing all functions within the finance division. She will join the American Express GBT operating committee and report to chief executive Doug Anderson.

Anderson said: “Martine has vast experience in the multinational business environment. Her expertise in the field of finance combined with a deep knowledge of the business travel industry will be crucial to the future growth of our company.”

Gerow has held CFO positions at French media services company Solocal Groupe and Spanish multinational food company Campofrio. Earlier in her career, she was a strategy consultant for the Boston Consulting Group, before moving to PepsiCo and then Danone.

She said: “I am joining GBT at an exciting time. The business has a clear strategic vision backed up with significant investment. I look forward to working with Doug and the team.”

Gerow has been a member of the audit committee and board of directors for HSBC France since 2012 and BPI France Investment since 2015.


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