Sabre Appoints Two New Executives
Tuesday August 19th, 2014 - 12:40PM 0R
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SOUTHLAKE, TX—Sabre has appointed two executives to lead key enterprise account and strategy roles for Sabre Hospitality Solutions: St. John Murphy, VP for enterprise accounts, will be responsible for developing enterprise accounts, and Christopher Donnellon will serve as VP of strategy & planning.
Murphy will help lead the growth of the business globally and is charged with ensuring Sabre Hospitality’s products and platform scale and create value for the largest and most complex customers. He most recently served as the global travel & hospitality leader with consulting and IT services company NTT Data Inc. He has also worked in various leadership roles at AMR Corporation, Global-Res Inc., Avis Rent A Car, Perot Systems Corporation and was a partner at BearingPoint before he and his team were acquired by NTT Data Inc.
As the leader of Sabre Hospitality Solution’s strategy and planning functions, Donnellon will help build and execute on long-term growth strategy for Hospitality Solutions and help accelerate entry into new product categories and market segments. Donnellon has advised various Fortune 500 corporations on corporate strategy and operations issues for over 10 years, most recently with the Boston Consulting Group
Both will report to Sabre Hospitality Solutions President and General Manager Alex Alt.
Tags: Sabre Hospitality Solutions • Hospitality • Suppliers • Personnel •
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