Douglas M. Steenland appointed Chairman of Travelport Limited
ATLANTA, May 1, 2013
ATLANTA, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelport Limited, a leading provider of
critical transaction processing and data for the global travel industry, today
announces the appointment of Douglas M. Steenland as Chairman of the Board of
Directors. Mr. Steenland was previously Vice Chairman, a position he held
since August, 2011.
Jeff Clarke, who was previously Chairman of the Board, a role he has performed
since February, 2012, and a member of the Board since 2006, will continue to
serve as a Director and will Chair the Audit Committee as well as serve on the
The changes are effective immediately and follow the recent successful
comprehensive refinancing of the group.
Commenting on the appointments, Gordon Wilson, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Travelport, said:
"I am delighted to have both an industry expert of Doug's caliber serving as
Chairman of Travelport and the continuity of Jeff's contribution to our
company in this board position."
In connection with the refinancing, the Board was further modified as more
fully set forth in the Form 8-K filed today.
About Travelport (www.travelport.com)
Travelport is a leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions
and data to companies operating in the global travel industry.
With a presence in over 170 countries, approximately 3,500 employees and 2012
net revenue of more than $2 billion, Travelport is comprised of the global
distribution system (GDS) business, which includes the Galileo and Worldspan
brands, its Airline IT Solutions business and a majority joint venture in
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Travelport is a privately owned company.
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