The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) has named Leigh Bochicchio its new executive director, effective June 17.
Bochicchio was selected after an extensive external search process, supported by a specialized non-profit recruiting firm.
Bochicchio brings years of industry and ACTE experience to her new role. During her tenure on ACTE’s board of directors, Bochicchio served two terms as nominations committee chair, chaired the ACTE Strategic Planning Task Force from 2015-2016 and was appointed ACTE president by the board in 2017.
At Mastercard, which she joined in 2006, Leigh managed the company’s product lifecycle discipline globally. She has also worked in Mastercard’s global learning and talent development organization and commercial product organization. Previously, Bochicchio ran sales and account management for two critical components of Galileo International’s travel distribution online strategy and held a number of leadership positions at American Express Travel Related Services.