BTS 2017 expands advisory board

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Senior travel buyers from the UK and Europe have joined the Business Travel Show advisory board to help shape the show’s content for the 2017 event and beyond. 

David Chapple
David Chapple

The 11 new buyers are:

Nicky Spence, Travel Category Manager, Balfour Beatty, UK

Toby Guest, Global Strategic Sourcing Manager, Congress and Events, Bayer, UK

Angela Smith, Travel Manager, Carillion, UK

Martin Munch-Svensson, Category Manager, Egmont, Denmark

Imperia Treusch, Global Travel Manager, Federal-Mogul Corporation, Germany

Ramona Taba, EMEA Travel Manager, Flextronics – Hungary

Sean Gallivan, Head of Tactical Procurement, JTI, UK

Marijke Poppink, Travel Manager EMEA, RELX Group, Netherlands

Ben Varey, Global Category Manager – Travel and Fleet, SGS, UK

Claire Marsden, Senior Supply Chain Manager, Sodexo Property Solutions, Sodexo, UK

Nikki Rogan, Group Travel Manager, Symantec, UK


They join long-serving advisory board members:

Ruediger Bruss, Continental, Germany

Tom Ellis, Sky, UK

Vanda Barandas, Novabase, Spain

Jafles Pacheco, Oerlikon, Switzerland

Michael Hill, Zurich, UK

Thomas Lindahl, Husqvarna, Sweden

Jef Robinson, Citrix Systems, UK

Nikki Rogan commented: “Joining the board gives me the opportunity to work with industry peers, share best practices and raise my profile within the industry. I’m looking forward to sharing knowledge and experiences that I have gained from working on both the supplier and buyer side of the industry throughout my career.”

David Chapple, event director, Business Travel Show: “We’re massively grateful to everyone who serves on our advisory board. Having such a wealth of knowledge, experience and opinion is invaluable in ensuring the content of the Business Travel Show continues to help buyers at all levels understand the issues affecting the industry, tackle challenges and grasp opportunities.”

The Business Travel Show takes place 22-23 February 2017 at Olympia Grand in London. 2017 will be the event’s 23rd outing.

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