Travelport has appointed Matthew Powell, a seasoned Travelport executive, to the role of managing director for the Middle East and South Asia.
Powell has been with the company for over 20 years, during which he has held numerous leadership roles. He most recently spearheaded Travelport’s growth in India and led the agency commerce solutions for Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.
Powell will work to further drive the growth of the business, particularly focusing on the adoption of Travelport’s point of sale solutions, Travelport Smartpoint, Universal API and other products that are available to the Middle East and South Asia’s travel agency community. He has been leading the region on an interim basis since early this year.
Powell commented no his new role: “I’m so pleased to have the opportunity to continue to lead the team in the Middle East and South Asia as we redefine travel commerce in the region. During my time as acting managing director this year, I have gained a deep understanding of our customers’ needs in the region and I’m thrilled to continue on working with them in leveraging Travelport’s industry leading suite of products so they have the advantage they need to meet challenges ahead and grow their businesses.”