New appointments follow AMEX's acquisition of HRG

Senior promotions will play an important part in the integration of the two companies.

Joanna Macleod
Joanna Macleod

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has successfully completed the acquisition of Hogg Robinson Group plc (HRG) and made two senior appointments to play a big part in the integration of the companies.

Joanna Macleod, American Express GBT’s EVP of traveler care, has been appointed chief transformation officer, while William Brindle, HRG’s chief operating officer, has been appointed chief operating officer for American Express GBT.

David Radcliffe, chief executive officer of Hogg Robinson Group plc, said: "The two businesses are focused on creating further value for clients and travellers. I look forward to working with the talented individuals on the American Express GBT board, and growing a best-in-class travel management company."

The HRG brand will remain in place as the integration process begins.

Bill Brindle

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