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Travel and expense management firm KDS has named Roxana Bressy as its new CEO.
She will start the role on December 15, replacing outgoing chief executive Dean Forbes who is leaving to “pursuing other interests”.
For the past five years, Bressy has taken the roles of chief financial officer and executive VP of business operations at KDS.
Earlier this year, KDS was acquired by American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) -
KDS will continue to operate as a separate and standalone unit.
In another executive appointment, Oliver Quayle has been named VP of product marketing and innovation for GBT and KDS.
“Roxana has been a key driver of KDS’ growth over the past several years,” said Doug Anderson, CEO, GBT. “We are confident she will continue to propel the group forward and further cultivate its unique culture and entrepreneurial spirit, which is a defining characteristic of KDS and its success.”
“We could not have brought GBT and KDS together without the vision and efforts of Dean Forbes,” said Philippe Chérèque, President of GBT. “His legacy of challenging the status quo to create game-changing technology in our industry, and the entrepreneurial DNA that he cultivated within the KDS culture is inspiring. The appointment of Roxana and Oliver will continue this vision and culture.”
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