Frankfurt – March 8, 2022 – American Express Global Business Travel, the world’s leading B2B travel platform, has appointed Yael Klein as Vice President & General Manager for Germany.

In her new role, Klein will lead the business travel recovery in Germany. She will be responsible for driving growth and value across all Amex GBT’s products and services, and strengthening relationships with customers in all segments. She will report to EMEA Senior Vice President & General Manager, Jason Geall.

Geall said: “Yael joins Amex GBT at a pivotal time for our organization and the wider travel sector – globally, in Europe and in Germany. There is exciting work to be done as we support our customers through the recovery, while continuing to grow and move towards a new chapter for Amex GBT as a public company. We are very much looking forward to working with Yael.”

Klein added: “Amex GBT is a fantastic company with many opportunities in Germany and around the world. I’m excited about working with the team to build on our local strengths and customer partnerships, while at the same time supporting GBT’s global role in leading the industry.”

Klein joins Amex GBT from AirPlus, where she has had a 22-year career leading teams in several departments and regions across the world, most recently in the roles of Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer. Klein is a true global citizen and has lived and worked on all five continents.

Klein will start her role at Amex GBT on July 1, 2022.


About American Express Global Business Travel
American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is the world’s leading B2B travel platform, providing software and services to manage travel, expenses, and meetings & events for companies of all sizes. We have built the most valuable marketplace in B2B travel to deliver unrivalled choice, value and experiences. With travel professionals in more than 140 countries, our customers and travelers enjoy the powerful backing of American Express Global Business Travel.
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