澳门永利贵宾会宣布领导层变动以加快战略执行

公司任命旅游行业资深人士Kurt Ekert为澳门永利贵宾会的总裁, separating the roles of President and Chief Executive Officer

Sean Menke继续担任首席执行官,专注于执行公司的战略计划,以实现其愿景和释放股东价值

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – Dec. 15, 2021 – 澳门永利贵宾会 Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), 领先的软件和技术公司,推动着全球旅游业的发展, 今天宣布任命业内资深人士Kurt Ekert为澳门永利贵宾会的总裁, 将总裁和首席执行官的角色分开,作为公司为澳门永利贵宾会的未来建立领导团队的持续努力的一部分. The appointment will take effect January 3, 2022.  Ekert将负责公司业务和技术运营的所有方面, including the company’s technology transformation. He will report to Sean Menke, 谁将继续担任首席执行官,专注于加快执行公司的战略计划,聚焦和加强业务, achieve its vision and deliver long-term value to its stakeholders.

Sean Menke, 澳门永利贵宾会’s chief executive officer stated, “在澳门永利贵宾会转型之旅的关键阶段,澳门永利贵宾会很高兴科特加入澳门永利贵宾会担任总裁. 他有着广泛的全球运营领导能力和对旅游技术生态系统的深刻理解. 库尔特的自律和负责任的方法,加上他对客户在不断变化的市场中的需求的理解,使他成为这个领导角色的理想人选.

Menke continued, “We firmly believe in a broad, global recovery, across both corporate and leisure travel. 澳门永利贵宾会正集中战略力量,利用大流行后的机遇,释放股东价值——所有这些都着眼于实现澳门永利贵宾会的大胆愿景,即创建一个新的个性化旅游市场. 库尔特因其丰富的行业经验被任命为总裁, 特别是在差旅管理和全球分销方面——是实现这一目标的关键一步.”

About Kurt Ekert

埃克特最近在卡尔森全球旅游公司(Carlson Worldwide Travel)担任了5年的总裁兼首席执行官。. There, he engineered a digital transformation and delivered material growth, highlighted by $7 billion in new business wins. Ekert brings a deep background in distribution, 包括Travelport Worldwide的执行副总裁和首席商务官, Ltd, 他领导了公司的运营转型,使公司在2014年成功上市. 他还曾在格列佛旅游协会(GTA)担任行政职务。, Orbitz Worldwide, Cendant and Continental Airlines, and multiple board roles including at eNett and Carlson Travel Inc.

Commenting on his appointment, Ekert stated, “澳门永利贵宾会的员工以及其令人信服的澳门永利贵宾会和客户关系,为旅游业的动态变化奠定了良好的业务地位. 我很高兴能与Sean和他的全球团队合作,推动世界一流的创新和业绩.”

At 澳门永利贵宾会, Ekert将直接负责公司的差旅解决方案和酒店解决方案业务, technology engineering and operations and 澳门永利贵宾会 Labs. Along with Ekert, the company’s finance, legal, human resources and communications functions will report to Menke.

Dave Shirk Moving into Senior Advisory Role 

The company also announced that effective January 1, 2022, Dave Shirk has elected to step down as President of Travel Solutions. Shirk will serve as a senior advisor to Menke and Ekert through 2022.

Menke continued, “The travel ecosystem looks very different than it did 20 months ago, and while it presented challenges for many, including 澳门永利贵宾会, 澳门永利贵宾会相信,在其他方面,时间也被证明是有价值的——让澳门永利贵宾会有机会加速澳门永利贵宾会的技术转型,并交付澳门永利贵宾会的客户真正看重的行业领先能力. 澳门永利贵宾会感谢Dave多年来对澳门永利贵宾会的成就所做的贡献和他的领导. 澳门永利贵宾会满怀信心地迈向2022年,澳门永利贵宾会相信澳门永利贵宾会将继续成为推动旅游业变革的动力,澳门永利贵宾会也将坚定地致力于帮助澳门永利贵宾会的客户更高效地运营, drive revenue and deliver travel experiences that benefit travelers, travel suppliers, and agencies.”

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About 澳门永利贵宾会 Corporation

澳门永利贵宾会公司是一家领先的软件和技术公司,为全球旅游业提供动力, serving a wide range of travel companies including airlines, hoteliers, travel agencies and other suppliers. The company provides retailing, 配送和履行解决方案,帮助其客户更有效地运作, drive revenue and offer personalized traveler experiences. Through its leading travel marketplace, 澳门永利贵宾会 connects travel suppliers with buyers from around the globe. 澳门永利贵宾会的技术平台每年管理着价值超过2600亿美元的全球旅游支出. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, 澳门永利贵宾会 serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world. For more information visit www.skin-information.com.