TMC Management Shuffles In The Online Era

This week's announcements of the departures of Egencia's and Orbitz For Business' leaders made me wonder how much at-the-top change each of the biggest-brand travel management companies has endured in recent years. As it turns out, Egencia and Orbitz For Business win in the category of turbulence. Here's a glimpse ...  [more]

Egencia (formerly Expedia Corporate Travel)

2002 - With the purchase of Metropolitan Travel in Seattle, Expedia forms its corporate travel division led by Byron Bishop

2003 - Matt Hulett replaces Bishop

2005 - Cheryl Rosner replaces Hulett

2006 - Jean-Pierre Remy replaces Rosner

2009 - Rob Greyber replaces Remy

Orbitz For Business

2002 - Dave Cerino appointed general manager of corporate travel

2004 - Steve Tracas appointed president of Orbitz For Business

2004 - Travelport buys Orbitz and exec Dave Falter assumes "for business" responsibility from Tracas, who departed after five months

2006 - Dean Sivley promoted to COO of Orbitz For Business

2009 - Sivley resigns; company determining how to "properly resource" responsibilities

Travelocity Business

2003 - Launches with Ellen Keszler as president

2007 - Lesley Harris replaces Keszler

Carlson Wagonlit Travel

2004 - Hubert Joly replaces Robin Schleien after Schleien's four years atop CWT

2008 - Doug Anderson replaces Joly

American Express

2004 - Longtime Amex International Travel Services Group president Charles Petruccelli named to head the Global Travel unit, later renamed American Express Business Travel

BCD Travel

2001 - Mike Buckman named CEO of predecessor company WorldTravel BTI

2008 - Joop Drechsel named to replace Buckman as CEO

Hogg Robinson Group

1997 - David Radcliffe named chief executive