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Linda McNairy

Global Vice President of Strategic Meetings and Travel for Meetings (T4M)

American Express GBT Meetings & Events

As Global Vice President of Strategic Meetings and Travel for Meetings (T4M) Linda McNairy leads strategy and execution of our strategic meeting services for American Express Meetings & Events largest global and multi-national customer base. She holds responsibility for leading growth, client retention, operational delivery, talent retention and business strategy on a global basis. She successfully led the M&E Americas organization through the impact of COVID-19 with exceptional results for all stakeholders and led the return to meetings with optimism, innovation, and a passion for success.

Previously, she was Global Vice President of Innovation & Shared Services which was a growth generated role that delivered a true global infrastructure for the continued success of American Express Meetings & Events. She joined the organization in 2014 as Director of Business & Strategy for North America.

She is an experienced business professional with a passion for the meetings & events industry, dedicated to elevating the industry, creating solutions for her customers, and developing the people around her. Her over 20 years of experience include direct corporate planning as well as a variety of roles as a supplier to the industry.

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