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Eric Liebman

Senior Vice President - Strategic Partnerships

JCB International Credit Card

Eric Liebman has had an extensive background in the Travel and Payment industries across several continents. He began his Travel career working with Continental Airlines in Florida, then made the jump to the Hotel industry with a DOSM role at a Marriott resort in the Caribbean.

Following that, Eric spent the next 20 years in Asia Pacific as a senior Travel Industry executive, holding a host of senior Regional and Global roles with International Hotel groups such as Starwood, Regal Hotels and Millennium Hotels. Ultimately Eric was recruited by IBM’s Business Consulting Group as a Senior Managing Consultant based in Singapore where he helped Airlines and Hotel Groups grow and enhance their customer experiences until his move back to the USA.

After returning to the States, Eric joined the Payments Industry, managing Product Development, Relationship Management and Business Development teams for large payment processors, working with most of the world’s largest travel suppliers.

Today, Eric is the Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships with JCB, looking after a portfolio of distribution partners and large merchants.
Eric graduated from the prestigious Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a degree in Aeronautics and currently lives in Florida with his wife, their 2 sons and 2 Golden Retrievers.

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