Worldspan Names Joann Svejcar VP Supplier Services

Worldspan, a leading global distribution system and e-commerce provider for the travel industry, announced that Joann Svejcar has been promoted to vice president - Worldwide Travel Supplier Services - Associates.

In her new role, Svejcar directs a team responsible for developing business strategies with Worldspan Associates, including car, hotel, tour and cruise suppliers, designed to distribute their products and expand their market share in the most efficient and cost- effective manner using the Worldspan reservations system.

Svejcar and her team also deploy Worldspan`s broad range of technology development capabilities, coupled with alliance partners` strengths where appropriate, to create solutions to improve suppliers` operations, distribution and strategic position in the marketplace. In addition, Svejcar`s staff manages Worldspan`s online advertising products, such as Worldspan Accents(SM) and Worldspan PrimeSine(SM), and supplier technical support services. She reports to Jesse Liebman, senior vice president and general manager - Worldwide Travel Supplier Services.