FCm Travel Solutions announces new leadership appointments of Bertrand Saillet as General Manager for Singapore and Crispian Lye as Director Sales for South East Asia
As General Manager of FCm Travel Solutions Singapore, Bertrand will lead all aspects of the travel management business including Sales & Marketing, Account Management, Operations and Product Development.
“My focus is to ensure that FCm Singapore capitalises on the huge opportunity in the business travel market in Asia Pacific, Singapore being one of main Asian’s hubs. Our goal is to foster that growth through strengthening client relationships, constantly reviewing our service and introducing technological innovations that put FCm Travel Solutions ahead of the business. I believe that our offering must guarantee to our customers greater savings, better technology and an amazing travel experience” says Saillet.
Bertrand joins FCm Travel Solutions from Amadeus IT Group SA, where his previous role was Head of TMC, Specialty & Networks APAC. Prior to that Bertrand held various management roles in the aeronautical and telecom industry. His extensive knowledge and experience in the business travel sphere in Asia Pacific makes him the perfect fit to lead FCm’s aggressive expansion plans.
Crispian Lye has moved to FCm from the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), where he was heading up their Sustainable Development Business Group and its Commercial Unit. Prior to this he spent a number of years in conference research surrounding ICT, Green Telecoms and Oil & Gas. His passion is anchored in business development and he will be the driving force behind expanding FCm’s client base. Reporting to Bertrand, Crispian will be leading the FCm Business Development team.
Crispian says, “This is a very exciting time to be joining FCm Travel Solutions. The corporate travel industry is an increasingly important market in Singapore as companies based here continue to develop new operations across the region. FCm, with its established brand presence and high growth trajectory is nimble enough to act on these regional trends and seize the vast opportunities that lie therein.”
Suyin Lee, Managing Director of FCm Singapore said of the appointments, “we are delighted to welcome these talented leaders on board. With their diverse backgrounds and in-depth knowledge of the corporate sector in Singapore and Asia, Bertrand and Crispian will bring fresh ideas and innovation to our business that will only benefit our customers across the region”.