Adam has over 20 years of meetings and events, business travel and hospitality industry experience; supporting a variety of market sectors. He has expertise in leading, developing and implementing strategic meetings management, corporate business travel and hospitality related initiatives globally. With hands-on team management experience for several high-quality service portfolios, often in highly regulated environments, he is skilled in defining the underlying value propositions and has a proven track record in strategic vision planning; translating defined business objectives into meaningful outcomes.
Originally from the United Kingdom, Adam moved to the United States in 2000 to establish and grow the Global Meetings and Events Services team for a Medical Marketing Services organization. In 2003, he took on the lead role for a UK based Meetings and Events agency, to develop their US operation. After several years of successful growth, the agency was sold to the United Drug Group in 2011. Adam next took up a position as Director of Corporate Services at Vertex Pharmaceuticals where he oversaw the Meetings and Events Services team as well as being responsible for Corporate Business Travel Services and the Corporate T&E Card Program.
After a period of direct consulting on strategic meetings and events initiatives and projects for a variety of organizations, Adam joined American Express Meetings and Events in early 2016 as Director of Business Development and Client Engagement. In this role, he had responsibility for designing and leading consulting engagement services for clients and prospective clients to help them begin or further optimize their Strategic Meetings Management journey. He was also responsible for directing and managing the business development team in North America; pursuing sales of customized solutions delivering high-touch experiential and corporate event management services and fulfillment.
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