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Wings Travel Management has appointed a new VP, business development for the Americas, as it looks to grow its presence in the US.
Chris Martin, who will be based in Houston, Texas, was formerly director of sales at ATPI and brings to Wings more than 18 years’ experience in senior sales management roles, including more than 14 with Enterprise Holdings.
“We are delighted to welcome Chris on board. He has a wealth of knowledge in the oil, gas and marine industries, as well as the corporate travel market in the USA, which will be extremely beneficial in growing our energy sector business in the US and ultimately around the globe,” said Paul East, chief operating officer, UK/Europe & Americas, Wings Travel Management.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Wings Travel Management at such an exciting period of growth for the company and our business lines,” added Chris Martin. “I look forward to growing our US market and helping our clients achieve not only the benefits of an improved, efficient travel program but also one that has a focus on lowering the overall expense that comes with travel.”
Martin is a member of the Texas Business Travel Association, winning the President’s Award in 2011 and 2016 and also a volunteer at the Austin Chapter of the Global Business Travel Association, where he won an Education Scholarship last year. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Texas State University.