Travelport Appoints new General Manager for its Pacific Region
- Category: Appointments
- Created on Thursday, 05 July 2012 09:10
Seasoned industry professional, Alexandra Fitzpatrick, to lead the regionTravelport has hired seasoned industry professional, Alexandra Fitzpatrick, as its new General Manager for the Pacific region. Based in Travelport’s regional HQ in Sydney, Fitzpatrick will be charged with driving the company’s overall growth across the region and supporting the regional deployment of new and innovative Travelport technology to customers.
Fitzpatrick brings with her a wealth of internationalexperience and a strong track record in the travel industry gained through a number of leadership roles in high profile organisations. Most recently, she has been the London-based Director for TMS Travel Management Solutions - an Australian organisation which provides travel management and procurement services to corporate customers and the government sector. Earlier in her career, she worked for Galileo both in product management and as Director of Distributor Sales. Before that, she spent time in a strategic role at Sabre and also worked for IATA in Geneva with responsibility for their BSP operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She has also owned and operated two award-winning hotels, one under the Best Western brand.
Reporting into Simon Nowroz, Travelport’s President and Managing Director for Asia Pacific, Fitzpatrick will take up her new role in Sydney on 9 July.
“Alex is a highly experienced leader with all round industry expertise gained in the technology, airline, hotel andcorporate sectors of the industry. She also possesses a focussed,customer-centric approach and a strong network of connections with many of the major players in the Pacific region. I am confident that this knowledge and expertise coupled with her open approach and vision will be highly valued by our customers,” said Nowroz.
Commenting on her new role, Fitzpatrick said: “I’m really looking forward to being part of the team and driving forward Travelport’s growth plans in the region. It’s an exciting time to be re-joining the travel technology sector as new, game changing technology sets a new pace in travel distribution. Delivering attractive value propositions based on Travelport’s innovative product offering and rich travel content, is a fundamental part of this role.”