Travelport has appointed Greg Webb, a
proven leader with over 20 years of experience in the travel
technology industry, as Chief Executive Officer, effective 1
Mr. Webb succeeds Gordon Wilson, who will step down
as the President and CEO of Travelport.
Mr. Webb will also join Travelport’s Board of Directors.
Most recently, Mr. Webb served as SVP and
General Manager of Oracle Hospitality, a leading travel technology
solutions provider, where he was responsible for strategy,
enablement, development, sales, service and support.
Oracle, Mr. Webb was Vice Chairman at Sabre, a global travel
technology and services company with over $3 billion in annual
revenue. During his 20-year tenure at Sabre, Mr. Webb served in
various executive positions across product development and
marketing and ultimately led Sabre’s largest business unit, Sabre
Mr. Webb has also served as Chief Information
Officer of BellSouth and is a member of the Board of Directors of Zyston,
a security advisory firm.
Gordon Wilson, said, “I
celebrated 28 years with the company in May and have been
President and CEO since 2011. It is time for me to hand over to
someone else to run this business and the recent change in
ownership of Travelport is the right occasion for this to happen.
I firmly believe that Travelport’s new investors, Siris Capital
and Evergreen Coast Capital, will be good for the company and I am
delighted to be handing over to an executive as well tenured and
experienced in travel technology as Greg Webb. Travelport is a
great business full of great people who will work hand-in-hand
with Greg, focusing all their collective skills and expertise to
take the company to its next level of growth and success.”
Mr. Webb has a MBA in marketing from Louisiana Tech University and a
bachelor’s degree in advertising from Southern Methodist
University in Dallas.