American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has announced the appointment of Christer Nordlund as new Vice President and General Manager for GBT’s Nordic region. The appointment will drive the smooth integration of GBT and Hogg Robinson Group (HRG) into the world’s leading business partner for managed travel.
Christer will report to Jason Geall, Vice President and Regional General Manager, Northern Europe. Previously, Christer was Managing Director Europe at HRG where he was responsible for the delivery of the HRG travel service across Europe. He first joined the company in 1998.
Christer Nordlund said: “HRG and GBT already have a strong presence in the Nordic region. Integrating the companies gives us an opportunity to build on that strength, allowing us to bring together our excellent people and technology platforms to give clients new value.”
Jason Geall said: “Christer is a very experienced travel industry leader with a great track record for driving excellent service. His appointment to lead the integrated GBT and HRG signals our determination to grow in the Nordic region.”
American Express GBT also confirmed Christer Nordlund’s management team. Helene Holmberg takes on a new combined role of Director and Head of Sales, Nordics. Anders Bohlin takes on a new combined role of Director and Head of Client Management, Nordics, and Kirsi Paakkari is confirmed as Director / General Manager, Finland.