Travelport has appointed Scott Barber to the role of managing director for Australia as well as fresh Zealand.
He replaces Kaylene Shuttlewood who has held the role for the past three years.
This kind of can be 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 that will, Barber was based in Sydney having held roles managing quite a few key customers within the region.
With This kind of fresh appointment, he will be responsible for managing operations as well as reinforcing Travelport’s business in Australia as well as fresh 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 that will we have seen within the region, by fresh customer acquisitions to the growing strength of our online business.
He added, “I could 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 within the region.
“On behalf of the team, I could like to wish Kaylene all the best just for This kind of fresh phase in her career.”