American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) announced last week their latest appointment: Patricia Huska, who joined the Executive Leadership Team as chief people officer in December 2018. She now reports to GBT CEO Doug Anderson.
With regard to Huska's new appointment, Anderson had this to say, "GBT is a people-first organisation, and Patricia cares about nothing more than the wellbeing and development of our people. She has been part of the GBT family for many years and is highly respected by co-workers across the globe. I could think of no one better to elevate our workplace culture and employee engagement."
In her new role, Huska will drive a people-centric strategy designed to attract and retain talent, all while furthering GBT's focus on being the employer of choice in the global travel industry. She will be responsible for all traditional HR requirements that support more than 16,000 highly skilled business travel professionals across GBT's global enterprise.
As for her new role, Huska said, "GBT's success is based entirely on its people. Ensuring everyone has the best experience possible and every opportunity to grow and develop professionally is critical to our ongoing success. I am determined that GBT will be known as the most exciting, diverse and rewarding place to work in the global business travel industry."