Travelport Names Ekert to New Post

Travelport has named Kurt Ekert, currently COO for GTA by Travelport, will succeed Armin Meier to the position of CCO, Travelport GDS. The move follows Meier’s decision to pursue a new business venture outside the travel industry.

Ekert will assume the role of CCO Designate on June 1, assuming global responsibility for customer engagement, sales, sourcing and commercial operations for Travelport GDS, comprising the Galileo and Worldspan brands. Ekert will report to Gordon Wilson, deputy CEO of Travelport.

In his current role as COO of GTA by Travelport, Kurt Ekert leads GTA's global operations and sourcing/content, as well as all elements of its online consumer business,  Previously, Ekert was senior vice president and general manager, GTA Americas and Prior to GTA, Ekert was senior vice president, Travelport Supplier Services Americas, where he oversaw supplier services and content for the Travelport Americas business and consumer groups including Galileo, and



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