Travelport Limited, the parent company of the Travelport group of companies, named Jon Hall Chief Marketing Officer. Hall will be responsible for global marketing and corporate communications and report to Jeff Clark, president and CEO of Travelport.
Hall's responsibilities include defining Travelport's public profile through strategic brand management and optimization of global marketing opportunities across all of Travelport's businesses. Hall joins Travelport from WPP, where he was a consultant director in London and New York.
Travelport is one of the world's largest travel conglomerates. The company operates three primary businesses - Travelport GDS, a global distribution system business; an IT services and software business; and GTA, a group travel and wholesale hotel business.
Travelport GDS comprises the Galileo and Worldspan brands. Travelport also owns approximately 48% of Orbitz Worldwide a leading global online travel company. With on-going annual revenues of approximately $2.7 billion, Travelport operates in 145 countries. Travelport is a private company owned by The Blackstone Group, One Equity Partners, and Technology Crossover Ventures. For information: www.travelport.com (GD)