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 March 31, 2009
GlobalStar Travel Management Launches New Organization

 GlobalStar Travel Management has launched its new organization with a newly formed Global Executive Team ensuring a solidly professional future for the GlobalStar organization. GlobalStar originated in 2001 as a partner network of independent TMCs whereby dedicated officers at the partners ran the day to day business. Nowadays GlobalStar has representation in over 55 countries with a consolidated annual turnover exceeding 5 Billion US Dollars.

GlobalStar advanced its organizational structure as per the first of March this year with a 300% increase in funding, the formation of a new dedicated 8 person executive team and a significantly increased operational commitment from its partners. Concurrently a new GlobalStar corporate identity for the company was created. For the coming year, the team is coordinating its efforts to broaden and enrich the quality of services and products available to partners and clients.

Claire Gray said that the new team will formally be presented to the GlobalStar partners at the GlobalStar annual conference in Macau, 11-13 May this year. Claire: "These exciting enhancements were clearly the next step for us and they will make a significant difference in the further development of the young and dynamic organization to become the best alternative to the global mega TMC's."

The team will be headed by Bob Morgan who will act as President initially and who becomes Executive Director - Supplier Relations. Bob has been working within the GlobalStar organization for 2 years and brings with him a wealth of business travel and GlobalStar experience Bob will report to the Operating Committee which is represented by all four regions. Peter Klebanow for North America (Global Chairman), John Jansen for EMEA (Global Vice Chairman), Enrique Moreno for Latin America and Claire Gray for ASPAC. The primary role of the operating committee is to execute the strategy as set by the global board, through collaborative management at a daily level.

"It has always been our goal to hire the best and the brightest managers to run our organization and I am thrilled that our efforts in the marketplace, up to this point, has afforded us this new professional structure" said Peter Klebanow, GlobalStar's Worldwide Chairman