Appointed Manager, Operations – China
At Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in Alexandria - VA, USA
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) — the voice of the global business travel industry — today announced the appointment of Maggie Wu as Manager, Operations – China. The search for a China Operations Manager commenced after a second successful event in the region and a demand for continued professional development in the Chinese business travel sector.
Ms Wu will be responsible for delivery on the China objectives from a wider - Asia Pacific strategy and continuing on the current activities with events, research, membership and education in China.
Speaking of her new role, Victor Lim - GBTA China Chairman and Regional Meeting & Travel Manager IKEA Group Meeting & Travel said: “On behalf of the GBTA China Advisory Board, we would like to welcome Maggie into the role and look forward to continue working with her in broadening our network of buyer, supplier and industry relevant contacts, and to deliver an even more comprehensive and exciting program with GBTA China in the coming years.”
Talking about Ms Wu’s appointment, Welf Ebeling, Vice President, Operations for Asia Pacific said: “Having Ms Wu on the ground to grow our presence in China will undoubtedly see a surge in professionalism in this sector. The China Conference this year received glowing results with 88 percent improvement on 2013’s, and further 91 percent state that they will attend next year. I am therefore delighted to welcome Ms Wu who has been part of both GBTA Conferences in 2013 and 2014 and pleased she is formally joining us to leverage the progress made over the past two years.”