Pictured: Sean Menke
Sabre has appointed a new vice chairman.
Current executive vice president and president of Sabre Travel Network, Greg Webb will take up the role immediately.
Webb will report to Sabre president and chief executive officer Tom Klein and be responsible for customer engagement and global development initiatives.
Klein said: “In a stellar 20-year Sabre career, including the past five years successfully leading Sabre Travel Network, Greg has achieved a long list of accomplishments to support Sabre’s success, the most recent being Sabre’s acquisition of Abacus International, the leading travel marketplace in the Asia-Pacific region.
“In his new role as Sabre vice chairman, Greg will help identify and champion growth opportunities around the world across all our businesses.”
Sabre has also announced that Sean Menke will join the company, effective from October 5, as executive vice president of Sabre and president of Sabre Travel Network.
Menke will be accountable for Sabre’s global distribution system.
Klein said: “As a former airline chief executive [of Pinnacle Airlines and Frontier Airlines] and information technology executive, Sean brings deep aviation, travel and technology industry experience and a proven track record of driving sustainable top-line growth, and he will be a great addition to our leadership team.”