Experienced business travel industry professional Andrew Waller has been appointed CEO of the ATPI Group. Graham Ramsey continues in his role as chairman, and will steer the company’s strategic direction as the global travel management and events business pursues further international expansion.
In the past 18 months the ATPI Group has continued to accelerate its growth, with two acquisitions in Australasia and over seven network partners joining the portfolio. Waller joined the company’s senior executive team in January 2017 in the role of international director of corporate development.
With a career spanning international leadership roles in the business and leisure travel sectors, including most recently as executive vice president, global business transformation for Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), Waller brings experience from multinational brands such as Walt Disney, Norwegian Cruise Line, Hertz and British Airways.
Andrew Waller, CEO, the ATPI Group, said: “I am honoured to lead a business as renowned and respected as the ATPI Group. Under Graham’s impressive tenure the company has grown rapidly to establish an unparalleled market position with specialist expertise and leadership in shipping, energy and both corporate and sports events. I look forward to working with Graham as chairman and our strong management team to take the business to the next level and write the next chapter of growth and development for the Group.”
Prior to joining the ATPI Group, Waller spent ten and half years with Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) in roles including executive vice president UK and president for EMEA, reporting directly to the CWT president and CEO. Before this, outside of the travel sector, Waller held a senior position in UK Motorsport as managing director of the five leading circuits including Silverstone and Brands Hatch.
Graham Ramsey, chairman, the ATPI Group, comments: “Since Andrew joined us last year he has had a significant and positive impact on our business. He brings a wealth of strong leadership and business experience and I am excited about the next phase of innovative development for the ATPI Group that we will achieve together.”