ThomasNina & Pinta, the travel consultancy, has named Debbie Thomas to lead the accredited training program in North America. She will be based out of the greater Washington DC Area. Thomas has more than 35 years of experience, including 32 years with United Airlines, where she held various positions, including being part of the training team. She also worked at the Washington DC Chamber of Commerce and at the Association of Corporate Travel Executives.

CWT  Meetings & Events has appointed Rafael Sueiro as senior director and CFO for meetings and events. He joined the company in 2016 as CFO for Spain and was appointed Spain Country Manager in April 2017.

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has appointed Patricia Huska as chief people officer, responsible for all traditional HR requirements for more than 16,000 employees. She was previously vice president of global human resources for GBT and has 25 years all told at American Express and GBT.