SINGAPORE, 1 February 2022: Flight Centre Travel Group, the
parent company of FCM Travel, has appointed Michelle Degenhardt as its global
The appointment is effective immediately and comes as the
company, which is a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, ramps up
its corporate social responsibility efforts.
She is based in FLT’s global head office in Brisbane,
Australia. In the newly created role, she will work closely with teams from FLT
and its corporate brands across all levels to help ensure the company’s
business practices are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.
She will collaborate with FLT and its subsidiaries’ various
stakeholders including the senior leadership team, employees, leisure and corporate
customers, suppliers and partners to further develop and oversee the execution
of strategies to deliver on the organisation’s environmental, social and
governance (ESG) objectives.
“Sustainability is an area that is extremely important to
our company, our people and our leisure and corporate customers,” FLT Managing
Director Graham Turner said.
“While we have always had a strong commitment to
operating sustainability, as evidenced by the vast array of programmes and
initiatives that are deeply embedded within our organisational culture, we are
committed to enhancing our record in the future. Michelle’s appointment to this
newly created role underlines this commitment and follows the release of our
first sustainability report earlier this year.”