FCM’s parent company, Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) has moved to increase its leisure and corporate travel market-share in New Zealand with the acquisition of two leading businesses: Executive...
FCM Travel Solutions, the global flagship corporate brand of the Flight Centre Travel Group announced today the appointment of a new Global Leader.
Marcus Eklund has been appointed to the role and will commence officially in late August.
Most recently from the travel technology company Amadeus, Marcus has worked closely with FCM in recent years and has extensive experience working with both travel agencies and corporations on management of business travel programs.
"We are very excited to bring Marcus on board. With his travel industry experience and his deep knowledge of international businesses and customs from having lived and worked in eight different countries over his career – he will be a great asset to the brand," said Steve Norris, Managing Director of Flight Centre Corporate for Europe & Africa. "FCM has gone from strength to strength in recent years, growing from 50 countries to more than 90 and seeing revenue from multinational sales more than double since 2011," said Mr Norris.
As part of the new appointment, the location of the role has been moved from Sydney to London, as FCM continues its focus on multinational business opportunities in Europe and North America, expanding off the successful footprint built in the Asia-Pacific where the company was founded.