RADIUS has announced that Roger Pfund and Richie Karaburun have joined the company to lead Asia Pacific operations and global supplier relations, respectively. RADIUS tapped Pfund as general manager, corporate sales and client services for Asia Pacific. Karaburun joins RADIUS as vice president, global supplier relations.
Pfund brings to RADIUS more than 15 years experience leading and managing corporate client sales and management teams in the region. He has previously served in senior positions at Lufthansa, American Express, BCD Travel and, most recently, as CEO and president of Fursan Travel.
With nearly twenty years travel industry experience, Karaburun comes to RADIUS from Gullivers Travel Associates, where he served as president of GTA North America, with responsibility for sales, sourcing, marketing and operations. In his new role, he will lead the global supplier relations team that is growing significantly.
RADIUS CEO Chris Vasiliou noted, “The additions to the RADIUS team is further indication of our strength and momentum in the corporate travel management market. These are experienced, creative, can-do professionals who will add great leadership in areas of significant growth for the RADIUS network.”
RADIUS is one of the world's largest corporate travel management companies with combined annual sales of over $21 billion US. RADIUS is comprised of 80 travel agencies worldwide servicing over 3,300 locations and is headquartered in the United States.