Sabre appoints Tom Klein as President of Sabre Holdings

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Jan. 21, 2010 – Sabre Holdings today announced that Tom Klein has been appointed to the newly created role of President of Sabre Holdings. Effective today, Klein will take on broader responsibility across the Sabre portfolio, in addition to his current duties.


Klein was previously the Executive Vice President of Sabre Holdings, responsible for Sabre Travel Network and Sabre Airlines Solutions, a role he held since 2004. 


In his new role, Klein will drive improved performance and growth across the entire Sabre Holdings portfolio leveraging collective strengths and expertise for greater productivity, efficiency and performance. 


“Tom has been an outstanding executive leader, significantly growing both our Airline Solutions and Travel Network businesses around the world, and building meaningful relationships with our corporate, agency and supplier customers,” said Sam Gilliland, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sabre Holdings.  “The creation of this new role underscores the confidence we have in his leadership to drive future growth for our business.”



About Sabre Holdings

Sabre Holdings connects people with the world’s greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. Sabre Holdings supports travelers, travel agents, corporations, government agencies and travel suppliers through its companies: Travelocity, Sabre Travel Network, Sabre Hospitality Solutions and Sabre Airline Solutions. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, the company has approximately 9,000 employees in 59 countries and is owned by private equity firms Silver Lake Partners and TPG. More information is available at

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