Sabre Corporation has elected Renée J. James to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Ms. James currently serves as the president of Intel Corporation, and she is a member of the Board of Directors of Vodafone Group PLC. In 2012, U.S. President Barack Obama appointed James to serve as a member of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
At Sabre, James will serve on the Audit Committee and the Technology Committee of the board of directors.
“Renée brings deep enterprise software and industry insights that are critical to Sabre’s future,” said Larry Kellner, Chairman of Sabre.
Sabre President and CEO Tom Klein added, “Renée is a highly respected executive with deep strategy and operating experience from one of the world’s iconic technology companies, and her perspective will help us navigate the rapidly changing technology landscape that is rich with opportunities for our business.”
Earlier in her career, James was executive vice president and the general manager of the software and services group; vice president for developer programs; and director and COO of Intel Online Services. She was also part of the pioneering team working with independent software vendors to port applications to Intel Architecture, and served as chief of staff for former Intel CEO Andy Grove.
James holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration from the University of Oregon.