Travelport appoints new managing director, Middle East and South Asia
Travelport appointed Matthew Powell to the role of managing director in the Middle East and South Asia.
Powell’s Travelport career spans more than two decades during which time he has held a variety of leadership roles; most recently spearheading Travelport’s growth in India as well as leading agency commerce solutions for Africa, Middle East and South Asia.
Powell will continue to drive growth of the business with a major focus on driving adoption of Travelport’s award-winning point of sale solutions, Travelport Smartpoint, Universal API, and further product offerings, available to the travel agency community across the Middle East and South Asia so they can sell more, book better and work smarter through the Travel Commerce Platform
Powell said: “I’m so pleased to have the opportunity to continue to lead the team in the Middle East and South Asia as we redefine travel commerce in the region. During my time as acting managing director this year, I have gained a deep understanding of our customers’ needs in the region and I’m thrilled to continue on working with them in leveraging Travelport’s industry leading suite of products so they have the advantage they need to meet challenges ahead and grow their businesses.”