Are Tom Klein of Sabre and Gordon Wilson of Travelport birds of a feather?
Sabre Holdings announced that Klein, who had been executive vice president of Sabre’s GDS and airlines solutions businesses, was appointed president of the company.
In the history of Sabre Holdings, it has never had a presidential slot, the company says, and created the position for Klein’s role.
With Sabre – and Amadeus, too – reportedly mulling initial public offerings, Sabre competitor Travelport, raised eyebrows in November when it likewise created a new position, deputy CEO, and tapped Gordon Wilson to fill the slot.
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