Phillipe Chereque Becomes AmEx GBT's New Chief Technology Officer
American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has announced the appointment of Philippe Chereque as Chief Technology Officer. As part of his new position, Chereque will be responsible for leading GBT’s technology strategy and innovation with a focus on core platforms and critical path products.
Chereque joins GBT from Amadeus Technology Group SA where he held the role of Executive Vice President of Commercial where he led the worldwide implementation of Amadeus Technology’s commercial strategy. His Previous positions include serving as Amadeus Technology’s Vice President of Corporate Strategy where he was responsible for driving and coordinating the company’s business development, marketing, technical architecture and product plan. Mr Chereque joined Amadeus Global Travel Distribution S.A. as one of the founders in 1987. He has also held roles at Air France, where he held a number of managerial positions in operational research, computer analysis and passenger application software development over seven years.
Chereque graduated from the Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris with a degree in Engineering and from the University of Paris with a Master of Science degree.