CWT, the TMC, has appointed David Holmes as vice president of payments. He most recently led global commercial strategy at UATP, the airline-owned payment network. He has almost 18 years of travel payments and travel financial technology experience.



American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has named Gerardo Tejado as general manager of American Express Meetings & Events, a division of GBT. He was previously vice president and general manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, where he oversaw the doubling of the size of the GBT footprint in the region and the opening of the company’s proprietary operation in Colombia in 2017. Tejado has been at American Express and GBT for 17 years.


Accor has appointed Heather McCrory as CEO, North & Central America with oversight for over 115 hotels and more than 28,000 employees. With more than 30 years of experience, she most recently served as executive vice president of operations, North & Central America region for Accor.