Chris Chiames is the senior vice president of corporate communications for Sabre. In this role he leads a global team responsible for internal and external communications, social media and website content, event and creative services, customer insights, and corporate social responsibility.
Chris has extensive communications leadership experience across the technology and travel sectors. Before joining Sabre, he served as vice president, corporate affairs at Orbitz Worldwide where he led the communications and government affairs team. Prior to Orbitz, Chris was the senior vice president of corporate affairs at US Airways. He has also held executive communications roles at American Airlines and Airlines for America and managed the travel and tourism public affairs practice for Burson-Marsteller, one of the world’s leading public relations agencies.
Chris holds a master of public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, a master of arts in journalism from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor of arts in journalism from California State University, Fresno.
Chris and his wife live in Dallas, Texas and have two daughters. The Chiames family caught the travel bug during his airline career days and they continue to jump on a plane wherever they get the chance.