by Michael J. Shapiro | October 17, 2012

 Greeley S. Koch will be the new executive director of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives, the organization announced at its Global Education Conference in Rome. Koch will assume the role Dec. 1, replacing Ron DiLeo, who resigned to become CEO and president of AirPlus International. Koch, who has more than 20 years of experience in the corporate travel industry, is currently director, strategy development at Acquis Consulting Group. He has long been an active volunteer in ACTE, having served as president as well as chairman of the ACTE Global Centre for Research & Education. Koch's professional experience includes stints in travel management for both the corporate and government sectors, as well as work as a supplier and consultant. He has worked for the office of the Governor of Illinois, Abbott Laboratories, Bank of America, TQ3 Navigant and TRX, Inc.  "I am excited to be part of this period of change to continue to help ACTE innovate and establish industry-leading mechanisms that others will want to duplicate," Koch said in a statement. ACTE's Global Conference ran Oct. 14 - 16.