AMEX GBT appoints chief financial officer from CWT

American Express Global Business Travel has appointed Martine Gerow as its new chief financial officer, who joins from Carlson Wagonlit Travel.

Martine Gerow
Martine Gerow

Gerwo brings a wealth of industry experience from her role at 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.

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, where she held division CFO and group controller roles.

Commenting on the hire, 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 added: "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."

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