Travelport to get senior leadership under Stephen Shurrock

Travelport has announced the appointment of Stephen Shurrock as the executive vice president and chief commercial officer, replacing Kurt Ekert who leaves the company at the end of the year, as the position relocates to the UK.

Shurrock joins Travelport from Telefonica, one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, where he is currently chief executive of its consumer division, responsible for both the consumer business and digital divisions globally. He will take up the new role at Travelport on January 4th, 2016.

As chief commercial officer, Shurrock will lead Travelport’s customer-focused teams in air, agency, hospitality and digital media around the world, as well as having global responsibility for customer engagement, product strategy, marketing and market research.

Based in Travelport’s global headquarters in Langley, UK, Stephen will report directly into president and chief executive, Gordon Wilson.

 

News source: www.breakingtravelnews.com

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