Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 02, 2012
RADIUS, a leading provider of global travel management solutions, today announced the appointment of Fernando Marcomini to lead the company’s growing corporate sales and client relations effort in Latin America.
Marcomini joins RADIUS as Manager, Sales and Client Relations, Latin America and will be based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He brings to RADIUS more than a decade of corporate travel experience, including sales, account management and marketing roles with Carlson Wagonlit Travel and HRG. Marcomini also has acted as Brazil’s Country Manager for ACTE (Association of Corporate Travel Executives).
RADIUS is experiencing significant growth in Latin America. Many US-and European-based multinationals have turned to RADIUS to design and deliver custom travel management programs that meet their needs in Latin America along with other regions. These programs offer these companies local service and support from a tightly integrated network of RADIUS member agencies, such as TTS Viajes in Argentina, Maringá Turismo in Brazil, Blanco Viajes in Chile, Viajes y Turismo Zumaque in Venezuela and Tourexito in Colombia.
Marcomini will work closely with all RADIUS member agencies in Latin America to expand this inbound business. He also will draw on his and RADIUS member agency relationships with top companies throughout the region to accelerate the growth of global business originating in the region. Marcomini reports to Maura Allen, Vice President, Latin America and Agency Services for RADIUS.
“I am excited to join the RADIUS team at this time of tremendous growth and opportunity for the company in Latin America,” said Marcomini. “Multinational companies today are looking for smart, flexible travel management solutions, and RADIUS, through its global team and its member agencies, is uniquely positioned to deliver those solutions in this region and around the world.”
RADIUS Executive Vice President, Americas, Dee Runyan added, “RADIUS has a strategic commitment to market leadership in Latin America, and adding Fernando to our team is just the latest indication of this commitment. He is a talented, experienced travel management professional who will serve RADIUS well in our relationships with both corporate customers and our outstanding member agencies throughout the region."
RADIUS designs and delivers custom global travel management solutions for multinational companies. RADIUS programs combine global account management and data consolidation with the local service and support of a network of 90 corporate travel agencies in 3,300 locations across 80 countries. RADIUS member agencies manage more than USD 21 billion of annual corporate travel spending, and the RADIUS Global Hotel Program, featuring the world’s leading hotel brands, is one of the largest in the corporate travel market. RADIUS corporate offices are in Bethesda, Maryland (US), London, Sao Paulo and Singapore.