Travelport has welcomed John Elieson to the position of chief working officer.
Elieson will probably be based mostly in Travelport’s international headquarters in Langley, Berkshire, UK.
As chief working officer, he can have strategic oversight of Travelport’s progress technique, gross sales organisation and M&A agenda.
Earlier than coming to Travelport, Elieson was chief government of Radixx Worldwide, an organization that gives passenger companies system expertise to the airline trade and was just lately acquired by Sabre.
Beforehand, he loved a distinguished 30-year profession with Sabre and its former mother or father firm American Airways, together with roles because the chief of worldwide gross sales for Sabre Airline Options and Sabre Journey Community’s chief of International Accounts and Traveller Expertise.Commenting on the appointment, Greg Webb, chief government of Travelport, stated: “John has a constant historical past of driving progress and constructing extremely efficient groups.
“He delivered transformational enlargement of the Radixx enterprise and I count on to see an analogous influence at Travelport.
“He brings a wealth of trade and transactional expertise to my management group and we sit up for welcoming him to Travelport.”
John has an MBA from the Owen Graduate College of Administration at Vanderbilt College and has served on boards for companies, universities, municipalities and non-profit organisations.
Elieson stated: “Travelport has bold plans for its future, so it’s an thrilling time to be becoming a member of the corporate.
“I sit up for working with Greg, the manager administration group and my new colleagues as we work to make Travelport the expertise companion of alternative for the worldwide journey trade.”
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