GBTA Convention 2019 - Connie Smith

Connie Smith, GTP, GLP

Manager, Global Travel Services, McCain Foods Limited

Connie Smith is the Global Travel Manager for McCain Foods Limited. McCain Foods is a privately owned global company operating across six continents, employing over 20,000 people, specializing in frozen foods. One in every three French fries is made by McCain Foods. Connie has 19 years of travel industry experience and began her career working as a travel consultant for a multi-national travel management company. In 2011, Connie began working with McCain Foods tasked with the responsibility to implement both a global travel and corporate card program where her role has developed into managing both global programs and supporting the global expense management platforms. In collaboration with several departments across McCain’s organization, Connie leads program supplier sourcing in all travel industry categories and maintains close relationships with suppliers & travel partners. Connie has been a member of the Global Business Travel Association since 2011, achieved the Global Travel Professional designation, named into the GBTA Masters Honors 2016, and has completed the Global Leadership Professional designation program. Connie lives and works in Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada.