FCM Travel appoints Andy Hegley to lead European business

FCM Travel appoints Andy Hegley to lead European business

Andy Hegley appointed as European Leader for FCM Travel

Corporate travel arm of the Flight Centre Travel Group, FCM Travel, has named Andy Hegley as its new FCM Europe Leader.

In this newly created role, Hegley will bring his experience to drive FCM Travel's strategic initiatives and growth across the European region.

Hegley's joined the Flight Centre Travel Group in 2007 as a business development manager.

Over the years, he has held several roles within the corporate business, including area leader, brand leader, and most recently, serving as the UK, Ireland and Netherlands managing director.

His appointment is with immediate effect at FCM Travel’s London HQ.

“I’m honoured and excited to take on this new role at FCM Travel, a company I’ve long admired for its innovative approach to travel management," Hegley said.

“Our customers are at the very heart of everything we do and it’s exciting for me to be able to build on our renowned blended approach of both people and technology, that really sets us apart when it comes to winning new business and delivering the best service to our clients.

“I’m proud to have come through the ranks at Flight Centre Travel Group and my appointment is a great example of the ‘Brightness of Future’ that’s ingrained throughout our business – where we look to elevate from within to help keep the best talent in the industry.

“Europe presents a dynamic landscape for business travel and I’m eager to work with our exceptional team to drive growth, enhance our client offerings, and amplify FCM Travel's strong brand presence in the region. I can’t wait to get started.”

Flight Centre Travel Group’s Managing Director for EMEA, Steve Norris, said he was enthused for Hegley’s new role and cited his track record of success and leadership within the organisation.

Norris said: “Andy's appointment as European Leader marks a significant milestone for FCM Travel.

“With his extensive leadership experience, industry relationships, and deep knowledge of business travel, we’re confident Andy will be instrumental in executing our ambitious growth plans for this vital region.

“Andy's achievements and impact within the UK, Ireland and European markets have been brilliant. I’m confident Andy will lead FCM Travel in Europe to even greater heights, driving innovation and excellence across the board.”