July 16, 2024

ITM appoints four Board Directors

Four new Board Directors have been appointed by the ITM following a “highly-competitive and robust” application and interview process.

Danny Cockton – VP Global Travel Services at Wood PLC; Sue Jones –Global Meeting and Travel Manager, INGKA Group (IKEA); Wayne Lappage – Senior Global Commodity Manager Travel and Expense at Yunex Traffic; and Nicholas Nelson – Global Lodgings and EMEIA Developed Markets Travel, M&E Leader at EY have all joined the ITM Board.

Both Cockton and Jones previously held the role of ITM Associate. 

Standing down from the Board are Imogen Furness, Global Travel Manager at WTW, and Martin Ferguson, VP Global Communications, Public Affairs & Events at American Express Global Business Travel, whose term in office has come to an end.

The Board of Directors plays an “important governance role, overseeing the organisation’s strategic direction, financial health, ensuring compliance with legal and ethical standards, as well as safeguarding ITM’s purpose, mission, and values”

Nikki Parsons, Chair ITM Board of Directors and Global Director of Travel, Arcadis, said: “I am delighted to welcome Danny, Sue, Nicholas and Wayne to the ITM Board. The Board and I look forward to working with them as we make progress with our strategic objectives and continue providing the exceptional support to our members that ITM is renowned for.

“On behalf of the Board and the Secretariat, I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Imogen Furness and Martin Ferguson for their dedication, support and commitment to the ITM Board during their term of office.”

Richard Tams, ITM Board Director and Chair of the Governance & Nominations Committee, added: “We are grateful to all those who applied. This was a highly-competitive and robust recruitment process and our four new Board Directors are to be congratulated on their appointments.”