Winfried Barczaitis
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Regional Director EMEA

Winfried_ImgColWinfried is based in Frankfurt, Germany, and is a seasoned travel industry veteran with more than 40 years of experience. During his career, he worked for well known brands such as Schenker, Thomas Cook, KarstadtQuelle and American Express. During the past 20 years, he was General Manager for various markets in Central Europe, and lately, he was a member of the European Board of American Express, setting the strategy for Business Travel in Europe.

Winfried has profound knowledge of the entire European market with focus on Germany, Switzerland and Austria, where he maintains an ever growing network of valuable contacts in all parts of the corporate travel industry. In Russia and Eastern Europe he was one of the early developers of the business travel industry. 

Most recently he has supported a number of new market entries such as HRS-Hotel Reservation System. He also continuously helps the Association of Corporate Travel (ACTE) shape their European strategy, supports the build up of ABT, the Russian business travel association, and he coaches and trains management of Russian Travel Agencies. He also has experience with suppliers throughout the region, including the investment arms of several Russian oligarchs.

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