American Express Global Business Travel Nippon Travel Agency appoints new President & CEO

American Express Global Business Travel Nippon Travel Agency (GBT NTA) has appointed Marco Pellizzer as President & CEO, effective November 9, 2021. Pellizzer replaces outgoing CEO, Joe Nakazawa.

Jo Sully, GBT's Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific said: "In Japan, the act of meeting in person has never been more valued. Business travel, trade and meetings power economic progress. With his immense knowledge and experience of the APAC region, Marco is ideally placed to lead the business into this exciting era, in which GBT NTA will offer unrivalled choice, value and experiences to customers."

About Marco Pellizzer
Marco began his career with American Express in 1995 holding multiple global and regional roles, including key finance positions. He was most recently Vice President of GBT's joint venture with CITS in China Mainland with responsibilities for Hong Kong and Taiwan. He holds a Doctorate of Business Administration from Grenoble University, France.