Linda Oliver-Eckhardt has been named Senior Vice President of Client Strategies for Travel Leaders Corporate. Oliver-Eckhardt leads the team of Client Relationship Managers at Travel Leaders Corporate and is responsible for developing and implementing client retention strategies that enhance Travel Leaders’ ability to exceed the needs of both existing and new customers.
“Linda has a keen understanding of current market conditions, and is viewed by travel suppliers as a shrewd, yet fair negotiator. She brings a refreshingly realistic approach when guiding staff on the design of successful cost-containment programs for each of Travel Leaders’ corporate customers,” said David Holyoke, President of Travel Leaders Corporate.
Oliver-Eckhardt brings to Travel Leaders Corporate over 25 years of experience in travel management leadership, derived from her involvement in key, client-driven areas within leading travel management companies.
Before joining Travel Leaders Corporate, she held a variety of management roles at Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), most recently as Senior Director of National Accounts. During her tenure there, Oliver-Eckhardt was actively involved in the development of CWT’s first North America Diversity and Inclusion Council. Prior to CWT, she served as Vice President of Client Travel Management at Navigant International, which was subsequently acquired by CWT.