Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD) today
announced that Mark E. Miller, head of its electronic global distribution
services (GDS) subsidiary Galileo International
, has accepted a position as
president and chief operating officer of Equifax (NYSE: EFX), an Atlanta-based
information management company.
“In the five years since Mark joined Cendant, he has made significant
contributions in each business he has led. As Galileo`s CEO since the October
acquisition, Mark has put in place an outstanding leadership team, which has
delivered strong results and will continue to serve our constituents well,”
said Sam Katz, Cendant`s chief strategic officer, chairman and CEO of the
Travel Division, and chairman of Galileo. “We`re sorry to see Mark go, but
pleased for him to have the opportunity to be chief operating officer of a
publicly traded company and bring his family back home to Atlanta.”
In addition to his current responsibilities, Katz will serve as Galileo`s
interim CEO while the company recruits a new CEO.