REDMOND, Wash., April 26, 2010 -- Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), the world's leading provider of on-demand Employee Spend Management services, today announced the appointment of Michael T. Koetting as executive vice president, supplier management and advertising.
Mr. Koetting is a 17 year veteran within the corporate travel industry, having served most recently as the chief operating officer for North America at Carlson Wagonlit Travel. In addition to having held several senior leadership roles at both Carlson Wagonlit and Maritz Travel Company, Mr. Koetting – who was named in 2007 to the roster of The 25 Most Influential Executives of the Business Travel Industry, by Business Travel News – brings extensive supplier relationship experience to his new role at Concur.
“It is a distinct pleasure to welcome Mike to the Concur team,” said Rajeev Singh, president and COO of Concur. “Mike’s deep travel industry experience, his understanding of the complex supplier relationships within the global travel supply chain and his demonstrated leadership in serving the unique needs of the corporate travel buyer make him a perfect fit for this new role at Concur. I look forward to working together with Mike and leveraging his considerable talents as we continue Concur’s mission of helping our clients drive down costs.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Koetting said, “The role of technology in corporate travel is more important than ever, and Concur is a leader, driving the pace of innovation within our industry. This is an exciting time to be joining the Concur team, and I look forward to the challenge of helping Concur continue to deliver even greater value for its customers and partners.”