Q3 financial results positive
Travelport Limited has appointed Gordon Wilson as its deputy ceo.
Mr Wilson has been with the company for 19 years.
Since 2007, he has been ceo of Travelport GDS, a position he will continue to hold.
The role includes overseeing the Worldspan and Galileo brands, as well as the IT services and software business.
Prior to that, Mr Wilson was ceo of Travelport Business Group, responsible for the GDS businesses across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Pacific.
Travelport Limited, which owns the Travelport group of companies, including Travelport UK, reported an adjusted net revenue of $571m between July and September this year, a 10% decrease on the same period last year.
Jeff Clarke, Travelport's ceo, said: "The travel industry is demonstrating signs of improvement as the global economic recovery takes hold.
"We have witnessed an improvement in year over year GDS industry volumes in the third quarter. Furthermore, October 2009 was the first month this year to show GDS industry volume growth."
Travelport operates in 160 countries and has around 5,300 employees worldwide.