May 20, 2024

SABRE Boosts EMEA Expansion With New Leadership Changes

To boost the growth and expansion across Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) regions, SABRE Corporation recently announces two leadership changes
From L To R- Abdul-Razzaq Iyer President of Operations And Strategy EMEA And Ramzi Al-Qassab, Managing Director Middle East Sabre Corporation-Image Credit-Sabre Corporation

To boost the growth and expansion across Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) regions, SABRE Corporation, a leading technology provider to the global travel industry took a strategic initiative recently by announcing two core leadership shifts or appointments.

Abdul-Razzaq Iyer has stepped into the new role of Vice President of Operations and Strategy in EMEA and Ramzi Al-Qassab has been appointed as the new Managing Director for the Middle East region. These changes are poised to drive Sabre’s mission of redefining travel through advanced technology and innovation.

Industry sources added that in his new role, Iyer will lead the strategic sales initiatives charge and forge core partnerships, focusing on vibrant opportunities within the EMEA markets to boost Sabre’s market presence and revenue.

Industry sources added that the leadership appointments focus on Sabre’s commitment to its strategic vision and its determination to remain at the forefront of the travel industry’s evolution.

Sean McDonald, Managing Director and Vice President of Sabre in EMEA

Sean McDonald, Managing Director and Vice President of Sabre in EMEA stated “As we navigate through the dynamic landscape of the EMEA markets, these leadership appointments are crucial for our focused efforts towards growth, investment, and success. With Sabre’s strategic imperatives and focus on empowering our partners for growth through innovative technology, alongside our investments and leadership team, we are firmly positioned for accelerated growth across the EMEA markets.”

McDonald further highlighted the strategic importance of these appointments, “I am confident that Abdul-Razzaq Iyer and Ramzi Al-Qassab will lead with a customer-centric approach, delivering bespoke solutions that not only enable our customers to thrive but also establish Sabre as the preferred technology partner in the region.”

Abdul-Razzaq Iyer, Vice President of Operations and Strategy, EMEA, Sabre stated “This comprehensive role is designed to support our expansion plans and leverage next-generation technology across the travel ecosystem. We are confident that this leadership enhancement will catalyze our growth and innovation efforts, aligning with our commitment to excellence and strategic development.”

Leading the Middle East region, Al-Qassab will focus on delivering Sabre’s commitment to empowering travel buyers by leveraging next-generation technology applications such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and real-time data analytics.

“With our commitment and new expansion plans, it is an exciting time to be at Sabre, especially in this region,” said Ramzi Al-Qassab, Managing Director, Sabre Middle East. “I am looking forward to continuing to work with our highly specialized, customer-driven teams, driving innovative technology, and delivering impactful travel solutions. Our focus on enhancing the personalized customer experience will help enable the transformation of travel across the Middle East, unlocking new avenues for growth in this marketplace.”




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