UK Travel Management Company Gray Dawes Group has appointed David Bishop to the new role of Commercial Director.

David will take responsibility for leading the development of the group’s long-term strategy in relation to corporate performance, sales development and key supplier management. He joins Gray Dawes having spent more than 15 years in leadership roles in corporate travel, most recently as VP of Global Business Development with Atriis Technologies LLC.

Commenting on the appointment, Group CEO Suzanne Horner said, ‘I am delighted to have David join the leadership team in this new strategic role completing a sensational 2017 for the business. David’s experience in technology combined with his knowledge of and reputation in the corporate travel market place will be invaluable as we optimise our investment in the company’s growth in the UK and more widely through our partnership with Radius Travel.’

Gray Dawes Group, headquartered in Colchester, Essex, has four other sites in London, Leamington Spa, Cambridge and Amersham and has achieved significant growth, primarily through five acquisitions in the past three years, the most recent of which, CTM Travel Management completed in November 2017.