Cendant Announces New Name and CEO for Travel Distribution Services

Jeff Clarke will become CEO and president of Cendant Corp.'s Travel Distribution Services (TDS) as of May 1. Clarke joins the firm from CA, formerly Computer Associates, having served as COO since 2004. In March, Gordon Bethune became chairman of the division, which will be renamed Travelport. TDS includes such brands as Orbitz, Galileo and Gullivers Travel Associates. The TDS name will remain in place until a logo and complete brand identity are announced, which will most likely be early this summer.

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