December 7, 2012

Colin Temple to lead Amex's corporate travel business in Canada

TORONTO--American Express Global Business Travel has named Colin Temple to the position of Vice President and General Manager leading Global Business Travel in Canada. Mr. Temple will report into Tom Bligh, Senior Vice President and General Manager Americas, American Express Global Business Travel.

A 20-year veteran of American Express, Mr. Temple has held several executive positions in the UK, US and Canada. Over the course of his career, Mr. Temple has distinguished himself by devising and executing business development strategies in dynamic business environments. Prior to his new role, Mr. Temple served as head of American Express' Merchant Services Business in Canada where he was responsible for record results in account retention and new merchant signings, including iconic Canadian brands. Mr. Temple has also held a number of external board positions including the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau and LA Inc.

"The Canadian market is a critical one for American Express Global Business Travel where we provide innovative and dynamic solutions to customers with local and global business needs," says Tom Bligh, Senior Vice President and General Manager Americas, American Express Global Business Travel. "Colin is a seasoned leader with an excellent track record in driving transformation and growth and we are very excited to have him join the team to lead our efforts in Canada."

Positioned at the intersection of commerce and travel, American Express Global Business Travel offers its customers a comprehensive network, dependability, and deep insights to help move people and businesses forward. American Express Global Business Travel provides leading travel solutions, integrated consulting services, proprietary research, and end-to-end meetings and events capabilities.

 

 

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