appointmentHelloworld Travel Ltd Helloworld Travel Limited has appointed Ana Pedersen to the role of Global Director of Corporate Sales for QBT & APX.Ms Pedersen joins QBT/APX on 1 July and brings 27 years experience in the travel industry to her new position. Most recently she was Vice President – Large Market Global Sales for BCD Travel based in the U.S., and previously Vice President Asia Pacific for BCD Travel based in Singapore. For over a decade Ms Pedersen has held VP roles in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, and earlier positions included BCD Travel in Australia, TQ3 Travel Solutions, Galileo and Qantas.Helloworld Chief Executive Officer Andrew Burnes said Ms Pedersen brings an enormous wealth of Corporate Travel Management experience in international and regional sales, distribution, hotel programs, account management and industry knowledge to this critical role, helping the corporate business focus for the Helloworld Travel Group. “We are delighted to welcome Ana to the team here at Helloworld Travel,” he said. “She has a proven track record in exceptional business development and has created strong established relationships within the global business community. Her international reputation is of the highest calibre and Ana will assist the Corporate Division to identify national, regional and global opportunities.” This latest appointment follows on from the recent appointments of Nick Sutherland as General Manager – QBT and Wendy Van Lieshout as General Manager of Helloworld Travel’s New Zealand based TMC business, APX.Russell Carstensen, head of Helloworld Travel’s Corporate and Air Tickets divisions said the new management structure within the TMC business was now complete and provided a platform for continued expansion of the business.“There are a lot of opportunities in the corporate travel market in Australia and New Zealand but we also see great opportunities further afield and will be looking to capitalize on these with our new team.”
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