The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and German business travel buyer association VDR – today announced that Rajeev Singh, President and Chief Operating Officer, Concur will be a featured speaker at Centre Stage during the GBTA Conference 12-14 November in Berlin, which this year incorporates VDR’s autumn symposium.
Mr Singh will speak to delegates about Concur’s vision for the future of business travel, the thinking behind the organisation’s recent acquisition strategy and the challenges of integrating disparate technologies, businesses and cultures to a single entity.
“I have watched Concur’s evolution in recent years with huge interest,” said Catherine McGavock, GBTA’s Regional Director for EMEA. “I am delighted to welcome the president of this vibrant organisation and look forward to learning more from this driver of change.”
“This is an exciting and dynamic time for our industry,” said Raj Singh, Concur’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “The rapid advance and adoption of technology is changing the landscape of Corporate travel spend. I see exciting times ahead and I look forward to joining this prestigious event and sharing my view of our industry and how we at Concur see it developing.”
Mr Singh co-founded Concur in 1993, became Chief Operating Officer in September 2002 and became President in September 2005. Prior to establishing Concur, Mr Singh worked at the Ford Motor Company and General Motors Corporation.
The event brings together GBTA’s annual conference in Europe with German partner association VDR’s autumn symposium to create Europe’s foremost business travel conference, expected to attract more than 700 delegates from over 20 countries.
Registration is now open, information on this and the conference programme is available on www.gbta.org/europeconference.
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