- Regine Sixt honored as a successful entrepreneur in the travel industry and founder of the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation "Drying Little Tears" by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and its network WINiT. The "Lifetime Achievement Award" was presented on March 8, 2021 during a virtual gala.
- The GBTA unites the most important managers of the global business travel industry in one organization
- Regine Sixt, Senior Executive Vice President SIXT International: "GBTA's global WINiT network consists of many outstanding women who are making great things happen in tourism and its associated industries. This award is both an honor and a motivator for me!"
Pullach, March 10, 2021 – A great honor for Regine Sixt: The WINiT network for women in travel-related industries, an organization of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), honors the successful entrepreneur as well as founder and chairwoman of the children's aid foundation named after her, " Drying Little Tears," with the "Lifetime Achievement Award." Each year, the Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes female leaders who have fundamentally advanced the travel industry with an outstanding career and great commitment. The WINiT by GBTA global network advances the careers of women in travel-related industries.
Christle Johnson, Chairperson GBTA, explained Regine Sixt's nomination as follows: "This year's recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award is someone who’s an inspiration to many. She has spent the last few decades building a company with a history of more than 100 years into a top global car rental organization. Her leadership in developing partnerships with airlines, hotel and travel chains around the world has been the driving force behind positioning the company as a market leader for mobility solutions."
As one of the world's leading premium mobility service providers, SIXT combines global car rental and local car-sharing solutions, cab, rideshare, chauffeur and car subscription services into one of the world's largest mobility platforms. With just one app - the SIXT App - the company offers its customers digital access to more than 250,000 vehicles and around 1.5 million connected drivers in around 110 countries worldwide. In doing so, SIXT integrates services from over 1,500 mobility partners in addition to its own vehicle offering, forging a strategic, sustainable, and future-proof alliance for mobility.
But Regine Sixt has not only made a significant contribution to the success of the SIXT company. The entrepreneur has also dedicated herself to social commitment with extraordinary verve. For example, she founded the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation "Drying Little Tears", which is committed to fighting poverty and promoting education and health for children around the world. Whether building schools in Africa or renovating children's hospital wards - with more than 210 projects in over 55 countries, she and her foundation have been able to make a significant contribution in recent years.
Regine Sixt, Senior Executive Vice President SIXT International: "To be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award of GBTA's global WINiT network is both a great honor for me and a motivator. The network includes many outstanding women who are making great things happen in tourism and affiliated industries, and I am delighted to be part of this unique industry."
Suzanne Neufang, Executive Director and CEO, GBTA added “The WINiT Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to our industry. My congratulations go to Regine Sixt, an inspiring leader and entrepreneur with great drive and ambition to succeed, and a worthy winner of this award.”
Sixt SE with its registered office in Pullach near Munich, is a leading international provider of high-quality mobility services. With its products SIXT rent, SIXT share, SIXT ride and SIXT+ the company offers a uniquely integrated mobility service across the fields of vehicle and commercial vehicle rental, car sharing, chauffeur services and car subscriptions. The products can be booked through one single app, which also integrates the services of its renowned mobility partners. SIXT has a presence in around 110 countries around the globe. The company is characterized by consistent customer orientation, a lived culture of innovation with strong technological expertise, the high share of premium vehicles in its fleet and an attractive price-performance ratio. The SIXT Group generated revenue of EUR 3.31 billion in 2019 and ranks as one of the most profitable mobility companies worldwide. Sixt SE is the parent company of the Group and has been listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange since 1986 (ISIN ordinary share: DE0007231326, ISIN preference share: DE0007231334).
Kathrin Greven / Stefanie Seidlitz
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About Regine Sixt Children’s Aid Foundation “Drying Little Tears”:
The Regine Sixt Children’s Aid Foundation “Drying Little Tears” develops and implements projects in the areas of education, health, care, and emergency aid. Founded in 2000, the Foundation has become the official Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program of SIXT SE and an integral part of the SIXT corporate culture. More than 8,500 employees worldwide are involved and have supported more than 210 projects in over 55 countries so far. More information:
Regine Sixt Children’s Aid Foundation
Tel.: +49 – (0)89 – 74444 4781
WINiT is a network of over 3,000 women and men focused on delivering career development services, resources and programs to women in travel-related industries. WINiT is an educational organization that, through generous support, provides Members with a variety of unique opportunities including leadership and industry training, mentoring, recruiting, career search services, as well as educational, inspirational, and networking events. For more information, visit www.winitforwomen.org. Stay connected on LinkedIn and Facebook. Follow WINiT on Twitter at @WINiTorg and Instagram at @winit4allwomen.
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