Carlson Wagonlit Travel employee wins ATMC Young Executive of the Year

first_imgCarlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a global leader specialised in managing business travel and meetings and events, was awarded at the BTTB Travel Management Awards Dinner last night in Sydney with Gary Kong, Expense Management Administrator named by the Association of Travel Management Companies (ATMC) as Young Executive of the Year for 2012.This initiative was developed by the ATMC to provide encouragement to young executives and future leaders in the travel management industry. It also aims to help raise the standards in best practice for travel management. The entrants had to exhibit innovation demonstrated in a 1,000 word submission on a number of themes such as customer value, client management, technology or product development.CWT was not only crowned with the winning title last night but also had another entrant as a finalist, Suzanne Quinn, Program Management Support Director.Gary is a deserving winner having implemented an electronic expense reporting solution (EERS) for a client that provided them with a single aggregator of data, across 12 Asia Pacific countries. He also developed a database that simplified the entire process translating into 10-20% savings for the client. Due to Gary’s efficient streamlining and proactive approach to continuous improvements he is now called apon by the client in a consulting capacity.“A huge congratulations to Gary. This award demonstrates the high calibre of employees that CWT recruit and retain” Peter Brady, Managing Director Australia & New Zealand said. We look for leaders and those that can bring innovation into their roles everyday to help drive further value and success for CWT, and that is exactly what Gary has done”. Gary Kong will go on to attend the GBTA Global Convention in Boston on 21 – 25 July 2012. Source = Carlson Wagonlit Travellast_img

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