appointmentssabre

first_imgappointmentssabre The board of directors of Sabre Corporation has appointed Sean Menke as president, CEO and a member of Sabre’s board, effective 31 December, 2016, succeeding outgoing president and CEO Tom Klein, who has served since 2013.Menke joined Sabre in October 2015 and currently serves as executive vice president of Sabre and president of Sabre Travel Network, Sabre’s largest line of business. Under his leadership, Sabre Travel Network has won major new business opportunities, increased global market share and secured Sabre’s position as the leading global distribution system in three of its four major operating regions (North America, Latin America and Asia-Pacific), and successfully extended new multi-year agreements with many of its largest global travel management companies, online travel agencies and travel retailers. In addition, he has led the innovation that enables the sale of more customized fares and ancillary products through Sabre Travel Network and strengthened the technology solutions that will be offered to travel agencies next year as part of the launch of the new Sabre Red platform. “After an extensive search of qualified candidates, the board unanimously concluded that Sean is the right choice to lead Sabre,” said Larry Kellner, executive chairman of Sabre’s Board of Directors. “Since his arrival last year, Sean has demonstrated that his strong industry knowledge and expertise coupled with his decisive, results-oriented management style are an effective combination. These traits will help Sabre drive innovation as the travel industry’s technology leader and serve the needs of airlines, hotels, travel agents and travelers alike. I look forward to working with Sean to make this happen.” last_img

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