SAP today announced the appointment of Charlie Sultan as President of Concur Travel. In this role, Sultan will be responsible for travel solution management, supplier merchandising and customer needs, market awareness, and delivering market growth for SAP travel solutions.
A travel industry veteran, Charlie most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer and SVP of Strategic Planning, SAP Concur. He has held a variety of senior leadership roles at SAP Concur over the past eight years, overseeing supplier relations and content strategy for Concur Travel, including Concur TripLink.
“It’s an exciting time to be in corporate travel, especially with the talented team at SAP Concur,” said Sultan. “SAP is investing heavily in travel transformation, and I look forward to working with colleagues, customers, suppliers, and our many partners in the ecosystem to ensure SAP continues delivering innovative solutions to help customers meet their travel and settlement needs.”
Sultan brings a deep background in travel and distribution, working closely with customers, suppliers TMCs (travel management companies), GDSs (global distribution systems), and other partners across the industry. Prior to SAP, he spent 15 years at American Airlines in senior roles spanning corporate strategy, finance, distribution, sales, marketing, and more. He has also served on several of boards in the travel industry throughout his career.