Jun 28, 2018

Michael J. ("Mike") Nelson

Chief Executive Officer, Americas and Global Travel

Mike Nelson joined Allianz Partners in 2012. From our Richmond, VA headquarters, Mike leads operations across the Americas region, which includes offices in Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the US, with combined revenues that exceed $1 billion. In addition, Mike guides the travel line of business for over 30 Allianz Partners offices around the world. He also serves on the executive management board of Allianz Partners Group.

Before joining Allianz, Mike spent 12 years at the global online travel agency Orbitz Worldwide, where he was a member of the management team that launched the business. Mike held various roles at Orbitz, including president of its Partner Services Group and global Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Orbitz, he spent 10 years in finance and marketing at Deluxe Corporation, Diageo/Pillsbury, and Arthur Andersen.

Mike holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and an MBA from the University of Minnesota.