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On June 17, Leigh Bochicchio will become executive director of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives, replacing Greeley Koch. She joins from 13 years at Mastercard, most recently as VP of business process improvement and product management excellence. She also has worked at Galileo and American Express. Bochicchio is not new to ACTE, however. She joined the board in 2014, chaired the nominations committee for two terms and the strategic planning task force from 2015 to 2016 and became president in 2017, succeeding Troovo CEO Kurt Knackstedt, who is still a board member. He said, "Leigh is dedicated to listening and understanding people. Beyond time zones and travel, she is thoughtful around cultural norms that influence how individuals and teams learn and lead in the corporate world."
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PwC senior director of travel and meetings Lori O'Connell will become ACTE board president. She served as ACTE U.S. chair from 2012 to 2014, joined the board in 2014 and became treasurer in 2016. Prior to PwC, O'Connell worked for American Express Global Business Travel.