Todd Arthur named vice president of sales and market development
Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) has named Todd Arthur vice president of sales and market development for Sabre Travel Network Asia Pacific. In this role, reporting to Sabre Travel Network Asia Pacific senior vice president Roshan Mendis, Todd will be responsible for sales performance and business growth across Asia Pacific.
“Having spent many years in the travel business, ranging from Travel Management Companies to hotel distributors, Todd brings a rounded and well-informed approach to the position. This, paired with 16 years in APAC and a track record of driving topline and organizational growth, makes him a valuable addition to our leadership team in Asia Pacific,” said Roshan Mendis.
In addition to identifying and championing growth opportunities, Todd will also work closely with Sabre’s Asia Pacific product and technology teams to drive customer-centric solution development and deployment in the region.
Todd brings to Sabre more than 20 years of experience in the travel industry spanning Asia and North America. Most recently he was Managing Director for HRS in Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Prior to that he held senior management and business development positions for companies including BCD Travel, Advito, Finnair and Malaysia Airlines. He also represents Asia on the board of directors of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives.
“Todd joins us at an exciting time. Sabre Travel Network is a market leader in Asia Pacific – we hold the number one position for GDS air bookings and have local operations in 28 markets across the region. Pairing our highly localised footprint, teams, relationships and knowledge with Sabre’s global network of content, expertise, innovation and vision, we’re in the strongest position yet to deliver technology to our customers that will have a tangible impact on their bottom line,” added Mendis.
Todd will be based at Sabre’s Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Singapore.
Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than US$120 billion of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.