Former longtime BCD Travel executive Dee Runyan this month ended a seven-year run as president of World Travel Inc. and on Monday joined Chicago-area CorpTrav as chief operating officer. Runyan's personal brand is stronger across much of corporate travel than that of her new company, but she argued the move was in character.
During a telephone interview, Runyan said she was impressed by CorpTrav's "origin story." Though they were far bigger, the other travel management companies she worked for were family-owned like CorpTrav. Moreover, she said, in some cases she started out . . .