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 December 08, 2008
HRG Secures Australian Football League Account

 HRG Australia has announced that it has been appointed to provide corporate travel management services to Australia's largest and most prestigious sporting body, the Australian Football League (AFL).

Following a successful tender process, the AFL awarded HRG Australia the contract, citing the company's innovative and flexible approach as key reasons behind their decision.

"With the AFL set to expand to Western Sydney and the Gold Coast, and with an eye on future global development, we wanted to appoint a company that could work with us as we broaden our horizons," commented Ian Anderson, Chief Financial Officer of the AFL.

He continued: "We were impressed with HRG's overall global corporate travel expertise, the company's commitment to client service and their flexible and innovative online booking and reporting tools. These will enable us to make better informed decisions relating to our business travel and related expenditure."

Carl Buerckner, Managing Director of HRG Australia, added: "I am delighted to welcome the AFL, one of the country's most highly respected sporting bodies, as our newest client.

"Ultimately we were able to demonstrate a clear understanding of their business requirements, offering a range of value added solutions and services, whilst respecting the culture in which they operate. We look forward to helping the AFL expand their reach on both a national and international basis."

HRG has a long-established reputation in delivering expert solutions in the field of high performance sports. The company handles and oversees travel and accommodation requirements for a wide range of high profile sporting clubs, associations and federations, dealing with players, crews and 1
From HRG Australia co-workers, as well as supporters and affiliate organisations. Amongst others this includes a long-standing relationship with the National Basketball Association (NBA).