Travelport has appointed Phil Donnelly as Chief
Phil joined the company on Monday, and
will be based in Travelportís global headquarters in
Phil was most recently Chief Talent Officer at Borden
Ladner Gervais, one of Canadaís largest full-service law firms. Prior to
that he was Chief People Officer at White and Case, an
US-headquartered global law firm. Phil has also worked as Managing
Director of Human Resources for the private equity investment firm
Dubai International Capital and European Head of Human Resources
at Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and
solutions company. He spent five years as Global People Leader for
the Ernst and Young Corporate Finance business.
Gordon Wilson, President and CEO of Travelport, said,
ďA relentless focus on talent, its development and acquisition is
fundamental to the success of Travelport going forward. Phil
brings this together with truly international experience of
business transformation and changing business operating models at
scale. He is a welcome addition to our leadership team and joins
the company at a very exciting time as we have just moved from the public markets into private ownership.Ē
Philís early career included six years as a Flight Lieutenant in
Britainís Royal Air Force.
He has a BA in Economics from
Manchester University and an MA in Human Resource Management from
Bristol Business School.