BCD Travel announces new managing director for Greater China market

BCD Travel announces new managing director for Greater China market

UTRECHT, September 27, 2016 – BCD Travel has hired Jonathan Kao as the new managing director for its Greater China market. The Greater China market includes BCD Travel China and BCD Travel Hong Kong. The move reinforces BCD Travel’s commitment to growth in one of the world’s fastest growing economic regions.

Jonathan joins BCD Travel from Four Seas Travel Ltd., a subsidiary of South China group of companies, where was general manager of its Greater China market. He’s also worked in Greater China for American Express and FCm Travel Solutions. He brings 15 years of corporate travel experience. He holds an Economics degree from the University of Toronto and a Master’s degree in e-Business from the City University of Hong Kong.

“I’m pleased to welcome Jonathan to the team,” said Greg O’Neil, BCD Travel’s president of Asia Pacific. “He brings extensive Greater China experience and deep industry knowledge to the role. With him in place, we’ll further build our brand and grow our business in China and Hong Kong.”

Jonathan will be based in Shanghai and report directly to Greg O’Neil.

About BCD Travel

BCD Travel helps companies travel smart and achieve more. We drive program adoption, cost savings and talent retention through digital experiences that simplify business travel. Our 15,000+ dedicated team members service clients in 170+ countries as we shape a sustainable future for business travel. BCD’s leading meetings and events management and global consultancy services complete our comprehensive suite of solutions for all aspects of corporate travel. In 2023, BCD achieved US$20.3 billion in sales. For more information, visit www.bcdtravel.com.