[UPDATE, Aug. 30, 2016: American Express Global Business Travel today announced an agreement to acquire KDS. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter. More information here.]
Former Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO Doug Anderson has taken the same role at American Express Global Business Travel.
According to a prepared statement, American Express Global Business Travel chairman Greg O'Hara credited Anderson with the respect of the industry, strong leadership capabilities and business travel knowledge. He said the company's mergers and acquisitions activity "is ramping up quickly . . .