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Orbitz Worldwide appoints Kenneth Esterow to board

Orbitz Worldwide has announced the appointment of Kenneth Esterow to its board of directors.

Ken joins the Orbitz board following the resignation of William Griffith, who is leaving the board to devote more time to his other professional responsibilities.

Esterow is currently an industry consultant and previously served in a variety of positions at Travelport and Cendant Corporation, including president and chief executive of Travelport’s Gullivers Travel Associates business.

“Ken brings a wealth of previous travel and business experience to this role and we are excited to have him join the Board,” said Barney Harford, chief executive, Orbitz Worldwide.

“We would like to thank Will for his contributions to Orbitz Worldwide over the last four years and wish him the best in the future.”

Ken Esterow

Ken Esterow, 47, currently works as an industry consultant.

He most recently served as president of Travelport’s Gullivers Travel Associates business from 2007 to 2011.

Prior to joining Travelport, Esterow served as president for the Cendant Travel Distribution Services Division, among other senior leadership positions at the company.

Earlier in his career, he was a management consultant at Deloitte & Touche LLP.

Esterow holds a BA degree in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.