Tobias Ragge has been managing the second-generation, family-owned company since March 2008. He joined HRS as Executive Assistant in 2004 and took on various positions within the company as CMO and CSO for global supplier management in the following years. In his role as Chief Executive Officer, Tobias Ragge has transformed the HRS Group into a global company consisting of three business units with multiple brands and operating in over 35 countries. As a pioneer in the business travel industry, he was a leading contributor in reshaping the global corporate lodging business – now the global focus of HRS. HRS has invested heavily in the expansion of what is now the most innovative end-2end solution in the corporate business travel sector. In 2018, Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Europe recognized Ragge as one of the “Top 20” achievers in Europe. In 2014, 2016 and 2018 he was named one of the 25 most influential executives in the business travel industry by the BTN Group, the leading provider of news and information serving the business travel industry.