BCD Travel appoints Lisa McKenzie as new SVP Sales EMEA
UTRECHT, The Netherlands – March 3, 2020 – Global business travel management company BCD Travel announced that Lisa McKenzie has been appointed Senior Vice President Sales EMEA. In this role, she reports directly to Jorge Cruz, Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing.
McKenzie has over 30 years’ experience in many areas of business travel and meetings and events, with a deep knowledge of the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. In her role with BCD, McKenzie makes sure that companies receive the greatest return on their travel investment and offer their travelers a simple, intuitive experience.
Based in London, McKenzie will lead the EMEA sales team to win new clients. She will also help retain and expand existing client portfolios for customers looking to optimize their travel programs and navigate the complexity of business travel. “Lisa has an outstanding knowledge of today’s global travel management, and a proven ability to develop a deep understanding of client culture and key program requirements. Her broad experience is a great asset in our on-going growth strategy,” says Jorge Cruz.
“BCD is forging the way as an innovator in business travel via its people and its technology investments. It also has a proven record of strengthening clients’ teams by being a true, trusted partner. I’m honored to join an organization that helps clients operate high-performing, modern travel programs,” adds McKenzie.
About BCD Travel
BCD Travel helps companies make the most of what they spend on travel. We give travelers innovative tools that keep them safe and productive, and help them make good choices on the road. We partner with travel and procurement leaders to simplify the complexities of business travel, drive savings and satisfaction, and move whole companies toward their goals. In short, we help our clients travel smart and achieve more. We make this happen in 109 countries with almost 13,800 creative, committed and experienced people. And it’s how we maintain the industry’s most consistent client retention rate, with 2018 sales of US$27.1 billion. For more information, visit www.bcdtravel.com.
About BCD Group
BCD Group is a market leader in the travel industry. The privately-owned company was founded in 1975 by John Fentener van Vlissingen and consists of BCD Travel (global corporate travel management and its subsidiary BCD Meetings & Events, global meetings and events agency), Travix (online travel: CheapTickets, Vliegwinkel, BudgetAir, Flugladen and Vayama), Park ‘N Fly (off-airport parking) and Airtrade (consolidation and fulfillment). BCD Group employs over 14,900 people and operates in 109 countries with total sales of US$29.8 billion in 2018, including US$10.7 billion partner sales. For more information, visit www.bcdgroup.com.