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Sabre names VP travel solutions


SINGAPORE, 10 September 2018: Sabre Corporation has named Cem Tanyel as its executive vice president and president of airline solutions, effective 10 September.

He will report directly to travel solutions president Dave Shirk.

Tanyel is a seasoned technology and healthcare executive with a career spanning more than 25 years.

Most recently he served as executive vice president and general manager of professional services at Kony, a mobile application serving financial services, healthcare and travel industries.

Prior to that, he was senior vice president of consulting and professional services at Cognizant; vice president and general manager of global healthcare and life sciences software and solutions at CSC; senior vice president of product development for health systems at McKesson; and vice president and general manager of industry applications and solutions – including the travel and transportation industry – at Unisys.

Sabre announced last July that Shirk had been promoted to the post of executive vice president and president of travel solutions – a newly created organisation.

It covers travel network, airline solutions, Beyond NDC and data and analytics solutions across the business units – leaving open his previous role as president of airline solutions.

Sabre Corporation is a technology provider for the travel industry offering software and distribution of airline content and fares to travel agency subscribers.

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