Commodity Manager Global Travel and SGA
Since May 2007
Responsible for all travel-related activities including sourcing and implementation of the TMC, Corporate Cards Program, Travel Expenses System, the T&E Policy, analyze Data, overlooking the market trends and evaluate processes. Define and negotiate preferred Airlines, Hotels and Car Rentals.
In addition I am widely involved in SG&A components of company cars, Indirect Materials & Merchandising.
American Standard Companies, Brussels, Belgium
European Travel Manager - 5 years
Consolidation of Travel in 18 countries; development of the T&E and Travel Card Policy for all European countries aligned with company objectives, set up of an unique SLA. Responsible for all travel related contracts.
General Electric Finance Holding GmbH, Germany
European Travel Council & Shared Services - 14 years
Started at General Electric Plastics in the Administration Department, following Finance & Customer Service. Some of my responsibilities: Administration of the Company Cars Leasing & Insurance management, Buildings and Maintenance contracts and indirect material negotiations. From July 1994 till Mai 2001 responsible for Travel Management in Germany. Negotiated and implemented the AirPlus Corporate Cards. SIX Sigma "Certified Green Belt".
Travelling, reading and listen to classic music – enjoy my grandson