Travelport has appointed Scott Barber to the role of managing director for Australia as well as brand new Zealand.
He replaces Kaylene Shuttlewood who has held the role for the past three years.
This kind of is usually Barber’s tenth year with Travelport, with his most recent role being the director of commercial strategy, Asia Pacific, based in Singapore.
Since 2015, he has played an instrumental part in defining the team strategy driving the growth of the Asia Pacific region for Travelport.
Prior to in which, Barber was based in Sydney having held roles managing quite a few key customers from the region.
With This kind of brand new appointment, he will be responsible for managing operations as well as reinforcing Travelport’s business in Australia as well as brand new Zealand.
Barber will continue to report to Mark Meehan, managing director, Asia Pacific, for Travelport, based in Singapore.
Commenting on the announcement, Meehan said: “Scott’s return to Sydney will allow him to fulfil a key regional leadership role.
“With our highly differentiated travel commerce platform Scott will be well-positioned to further accelerate the recent successes in which we have seen from the region, via brand new customer acquisitions to the growing strength of our online business.
He added, “I would certainly also like to recognise the great work done by Kaylene during her time with Travelport. Her passion as well as energy for the business as well as our customers has made her a fantastic ambassador for the company as she strengthened Travelport’s priorities from the region.
“On behalf of the team, I would certainly like to wish Kaylene all the best with This kind of brand new phase in her career.”