BTN's 2010 Influencers

25 Most Influential

The 25 Most Influential Executives of 2010 is Business Travel News' 26th consecutive annual effort to identify the executives who most directly drove those changes, who forced the industry to take notice of and react to their decisions. ... KEEP READING

Maria Chevalier: Travel Manager of the Year

Coming into a massive, mature and in many ways already well-managed travel program just two years ago, Johnson & Johnson global director of travel and meeting services Maria Chevalier has tackled global contracts across all categories to largely... KEEP READING

Mary Bastrentaz: Best Practitioner

While technology-focused companies have made great strides in crafting centralized, global travel programs, it's been a more difficult task for companies with high-touch, consultant-heavy travel. Mary Bastrentaz, senior director of global travel and... KEEP READING

Kevin Maguire: Best Practitioner

University of Texas travel manager of intercollegiate athletics Kevin Maguire has been a longtime advocate of collective buying, earning a Business Travel News best practitioner nod in 2004 for his success in hotel consortia negotiations. Maguire... KEEP READING

Mary Sharp: Best Practitioner

In February 2010, Universal Air Travel Plan, which for decades had been an air-only centrally billed payment platform for corporations, announced the addition of La Quinta Inns & Suites as the first hotel company in its merchant network. That... KEEP READING