Travelport has appointed John Elieson as Chief
Based in Travelport’s global headquarters in
Berkshire, England, John will have strategic oversight of
Travelport’s growth strategy, sales organization and M&A agenda.
Before joining Travelport, John was President
and CEO of Radixx International, a company that provides
technology solutions to the airline industry.
Radixx was recently
acquired by Sabre.
Before that, John enjoyed a distinguished 30-year career with
Sabre and its former parent company American
Airlines, including roles as the leader of global sales for Sabre
Airline Solutions and Sabre Travel Network’s leader of Global
Accounts and Traveler Experience.
Greg Webb, CEO of Travelport, said, “John has a
consistent history of driving growth and building highly effective
teams. He delivered transformational expansion of the Radixx
business and I expect to see a similar impact at Travelport. He
brings a wealth of industry and transactional experience to my
leadership team and we look forward to welcoming him to
John has an MBA from the Owen Graduate
School of Management at Vanderbilt University and has served on
boards for businesses, universities, municipalities and non-profit
organizations. John and his wife will relocate to the UK later