Sabre’s Asia-Pacific vice president Patrick Andres is moving to rival Travelport in Singapore.
He starts on November 1 as vice president and regional managing director for the Asia-Pacific region.
Andres replaces Simon Nowroz, who moves to become group vice president, business development, looking after the strategic growth regions of Brazil, China, India and Japan.
Andres joins Travelport with 25 years experience in the travel and hospitality technology industries. He will report to group vice president and global sales managing director Jason Clarke.
“Patrick joins us at a very exciting time for Travelport as we have recently strengthened the structure of our leadership team to streamline our capabilities toward expansion both globally as well as in the Asia-Pacific region,” said Clarke.
Andres said: “Asia-Pacific is one of the key growth regions for the GDS and travel industry on a global scale.
“We have a set of very clear and ambitious goals in the region to work with our customers to achieve business objectives through the deployment of innovative solutions and identifying new partnerships beyond GDS.”