Tom Gleason

After more than three decades and a number of roles at American Airlines, including executive vice president of Eastern division sales, Tom Gleason last year joined Sea Gate Travel Group as it was acquired by Hogg Robinson.

Beginning to integrate legacy businesses and acquisitions formerly known as BTI Canada, Sea Gate and Robustelli World Travel, HRG North America in April named Gleason CEO.

Today he spoke with about his take on global distribution system issues in the United States, and other matters.