BCD announces interns, earns honors for talent development

Participants learn corporate travel through international experiences.

BCD Travel announced the names of three recent university graduates chosen from hundreds of applicants globally for its highly selective, internationally recognized Management Associate Program.

In addition, on March 22, MAP was named one of the top three Graduate and Trainee Recruitment Programs at the European Excellence Awards in Berlin.

Offered in collaboration with the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE), MAP sends interns around the world to train for careers in the corporate travel industry. The program’s 2017 associates will begin their journey on May 20, traveling to New York City, Sao Paulo, Atlanta, Hong Kong, Beijing, New Delhi, Utrecht and Stockholm.

Recipients of the 2017 Management Associate Program include:

  • Anna Lindberg – Universita della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano, Switzerland
  • Uriel Rangel – Georgia State University, Atlanta
  • Mary Greenwell – Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Mich.

    Christian Dahl, SVP of Talent Management and Global Human Resources, BCD Travel

MAP’s forward-thinking approach to talent management earned praise at the European Excellence Awards. The International awards program singled out BCD’s efforts in tackling human resources challenges shared by the entire corporate travel industry, including rapid changes in technology and a need to attract more young people to offset retiring workers. BCD was among more than 200 applicants for the awards, including globally recognizable companies such as Ernst & Young, Unilever, Bosch and Coca-Cola.

“The honor reflects the commitment we’ve made to building a strong, engaging program for those entering the industry,” said Christian Dahl, SVP of Talent Management and Global Human Resources for BCD Travel. “It supports our goal of positioning our company as a top-choice employer in the competitive hiring environment of young professionals.”


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