Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, has promoted Robin Ranken to the position of head of supplier for Europe. Former director of supplier for Central and Eastern Europe, Ranken assumes the role with immediate effect.
In his new position, Ranken is charged with overseeing relationships with all Travelport’s airline and rail customers throughout the whole of Europe. This will see him working to secure full content from suppliers, exploring merchandising opportunities, strengthening supplier partnerships, all the while seeking out joint business prospects.
Jason Clarke, president & managing director for Europe and Brazil, Travelport, commented: “Robin’s strong track record of fostering mutually beneficial relationships with European airline and rail customers together with his strategic vision and dedicated commitment to the business made him a standout choice for this appointment. I am pleased to have Robin on board and wish him much success in his new role.”
Commenting on his promotion, Ranken explained: “It is important for us to work closely with our airline partners to secure the most comprehensive content available whilst providing growth opportunities for our suppliers. I greatly look forward to working with a broad range of European airlines and rail companies to ensure that we continue to provide content and solutions that meet both supplier and travel agent needs.”