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FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS FOR HRG (Hogg Robinson Group)IN NORTH AMERICA WITH RESTRUCTURE, ACQUISITION AND NEW SENIOR APPOINTMENTS

London, New York and Toronto ? Thursday, 6th April 2006
Following the announcement on 6th March of the rebrand of its worldwide network to HRG and its subsequent launch on 3rd April, Hogg Robinson, the international corporate services company, has today revealed a restructure for its operations in North America, as well as two new senior appointments to its North American Executive Team and the acquisition of Partnership Travel Consulting in the USA.

Restructure
The existing management and operational teams of HRG in Canada (formerly trading as BTI Canada) and the United States (formerly trading as Sea Gate Travel and Robustelli World Travel) will be integrated under the leadership of Tom Gleason as Chief Executive Officer of HRG North America. Gleason has also been appointed to the Executive Board of parent company Hogg Robinson plc. A highly respected and well known figure in the corporate travel industry, Gleason was, until joining the Hogg Robinson Group as COO of Sea Gate Travel in May 2006, VP Sales Eastern Division for American Airlines.

Gleason commented: "Since joining Hogg Robinson nearly twelve months ago, it has been a whirlwind of change. The company is extremely dynamic and the opportunities for the company and the people working within it are boundless. "

He continued: "The integration of the Canadian and USA management and operational teams has already commenced and everyone has shown immense support and excitement at the prospects ahead. The benefits for our North American, and indeed worldwide, clients as a result of this restructure can only be positive no ...
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