Netherlands bases travel purchasing consultant Huub Smeets has joined the international consulting alliance formed last year between Tom Stone of Sirius Management in the United Kingdom and Andrew Menkes of Partnership Travel Consulting in the United States. PTC also works with a partner in Singapore, covering teh Asia/Pacific market.
Like Menkes and Stone, Smeets is a prominent and experienced former travel manager. Among the companies he has worked for in the past are Philips, IBM, Rockwell Automation and BMC Software.
"With the addition of Huub's office in the Netherlands, we can support client projects in a single currency, whether sterling, the euro or U.S. dollars," said Stone. Menkes added: "This solidifies our global footprint with executives who have experience from buyer, supplier and travel management perspectives."