FCM Travel Solutions has appointed Marcus Eklund
as Global Leader, effective late August.
Most recently from the travel technology
company Amadeus, Marcus has worked closely with FCM in recent
years and has extensive experience working with both travel
agencies and corporations on the management of business travel
"We are very excited to bring Marcus on board.
With his travel industry experience and his deep knowledge of
international businesses and customs from having lived and worked
in eight different countries over his career – he will be a great
asset to the brand," said Steve Norris, Managing Director of
Flight Centre Corporate for Europe & Africa.
comes after Eklund's predecessor, Gregory Lording, announced his
intention to take an extended sabbatical leave after six
successful years growing the organisation's global network and
"FCM has gone from strength to strength
in recent years, growing from 50 countries to more than 90 and
seeing revenue from multinational sales more than double since
2011," said Mr Norris. "We would like to acknowledge Gregory
for his contribution over the last six years and equally look
forward to the continued success of FCM Travel Solutions with
Marcus as the new global leader."
As part of the new
appointment, the location of the role has been moved from Sydney
to London as FCM continues its focus on multinational business
opportunities in Europe and North America, expanding off the
successful footprint built in the Asia Pacific where the company
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