American Express Global Business Travel has appointed Jason Geall to the newly created role of senior vice president for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Geall previously headed Amex GBT's United Kingdom and Northern Europe operations, and now will expand his responsibilities to leading the travel management giant's business throughout the entire EMEA area. Geall will continue to report to Amex GBT chief commercial officer Andrew Crawley.
Before joining GBT more than five years ago, Geall held senior executive and leadership roles with GetThere and Eurostar.
As part of the new leadership structure, GBT also has named deputy general manager for France Yorick Charveriat as vice president and general manager for France and will recruit a vice president and general manager for the U.K., the company said.