Veteran executive to lead global human resources function
SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Dec. 16, 2013 – Sabre, a global technology provider, has appointed Bill Robinson as executive vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer. Having served in similar roles at several companies, including 20 years with General Electric Co. (GE), he will lead the company’s global human resource function, including talent management, organizational leadership and culture and driving a pipeline of top technology talent at Sabre.
Robinson most recently served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Coventry Health Care. Prior to that he was at GE, where he held several HR roles, most recently within the Enterprise Solutions division where he led a global team in an organization of 20,000 employees in 200 locations worldwide. Robinson was also with Outcomes Health Information Solutions LLC.
“Bill brings a unique combination of deep HR experience and well-honed strategic and business capabilities that are important to our global team. Bill is a rare find, and I believe his experience and proven global leadership will drive fresh thinking and new ways of managing our talented team of employees around the world,” said Tom Klein, CEO and president of Sabre.
Sabre® is a global technology company, serving the world’s largest industry – travel and tourism. We provide software to travel agencies, corporations, travelers, airlines, hotels, car, rail, cruise and tour operator companies through our four businesses: Sabre Airline Solutions®, Sabre Hospitality Solutions®, Sabre Travel Network® and Travelocity® (including lastminute.com).
By delivering innovative travel technology, we make the world a better place. Our innovative technology is used by more than a billion people around the world to plan, book and get to their destination at a time and price that’s right for them. We work behind the scenes to make the world a better place, one journey at a time.
Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, Sabre has approximately 10,000 employees in 60 countries around the world. It has large development and customer care centers in the United States, Argentina, India, Philippines, Poland and Uruguay. Sabre has won numerous awards for being a top employer and corporate citizen in Argentina, Brazil, India, Mexico, Peru, Poland, and the United States. Sabre is privately owned by Texas Pacific Group (TPG) and Silver Lake Partners.