Scott Barber has been appointed Travelport’s managing director for Australia and New Zealand, replacing Kaylene Shuttlewood who has held the role for the past three years.
This is Barber’s 10th year with Travelport, with his most recent role being the director of commercial strategy Asia-Pacific, based in Singapore. Prior to that, he was based in Sydney as the global head of optimisation and execution for a key customer.
With this new appointment, Barber will be responsible for managing operations and reinforcing Travelport’s business in Australia and New Zealand. He will continue to report to Mark Meehan, Singapore-based managing director Asia-Pacific for Travelport.
Meanwhile in Travelport’s air commerce team, Sue Carter has been named commercial director, Pacific. A seasoned executive in the airline technology space, she is responsible for driving Travelport’s commercial strategy for airlines in the Pacific region.
Also based in Sydney, Carter reports to Chris Ramm, Travelport’s senior commercial director for the Indian Subcontinent, North Asia and Pacific in Singapore.