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August 8, 2014 Appointments No Comments Email Email

Travelport today announced two new senior additions to its UK management team.

– Paul Broughton to join from Chambers Travel Management as Commercial Director

– Claire Osborne fills newly created role of Technical Director

Paul Broughton joins as Commercial Director from Chambers Travel Management, where he has been EMEA Sales Director. Broughton joins at the end of August and replaces Tim Wright, who will leave the company to pursue other interests. Broughton will oversee Travelport’s commercial strategy, account management and new business functions, and will drive further strong growth for Travelport in the UK. He brings a wealth of experience from the corporate and leisure travel sectors having held senior positions at HRG and Avis prior to Chambers.

Claire Osborne joins the UK team from her role as Travelport’s Product Director for Europe. She will oversee the newly created Solutions Account team, who provide post-sales support and consultancy to Travelport’s UK customers. Osborne brings a similar depth of experience having previously worked at National Express and TUI travel.

Commenting on the appointment, Simon Ferguson, Managing Director UK & Ireland said, “I am delighted to welcome two highly experienced individuals to the UK team. Through our industry-leading products, our focus on air and hotel and our customer-centric people, Travelport has firmly established itself in a leadership position in the UK. Paul and Claire’s extensive experience and relevant skills will enable us to deliver even more value for our customers as we help them to grow their businesses.”

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