announced today that Jeff Bzdawka has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.
Bzdawka will lead TravelCLICK’s rapidly-growing operations in Schaumburg and Houston and will provide functional direction to the international offices in Barcelona and Melbourne. These operations underpin the company’s unique ability to provide integrated data, electronic marketing, reservations and revenue management services to the hotel industry. He will report to Ray Cohen, TravelCLICK’s President and co-Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining TravelCLICK, Bzdawka was Senior Vice President of Service Delivery for Pegasus Solutions, Inc. where he was responsible for service implementation, customer support and was in charge of 700 employees in 12 countries. Previous to that role, Bzdawka was Vice President of Strategic Information Systems for the Security Capital Group, where he led the definition, implementation and support of telecom and information systems for Homestead Suites.
“Jeff’s leadership skills, extensive experience in hotel reservations and distribution services and strong operating ability make him an ideal addition to TravelCLICK’s senior management team. We couldn’t be happier to have an executive of his stature join us,” said Cohen. “As we’ve grown as a company our operations have grown increasingly complex. We look to Jeff to make what is complex simple, while executing on our commitment to provide top-of-class service to our hotel clients around the world.”
“I am very pleased to become part of the TravelCLICK family,” said Bzdawka. “Joining this successful, dynamic and growing organization, which is focused on delivering value-added solutions, is very exciting and I look forward to TravelCLICK’s continued success.”
Bzdawka holds a BS in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout where he graduated Magna*censored*Laude. He will be based at the company’s corporate offices in Schaumburg, IL.