Richard joined Sabre in January 2005 and is now GM Distribution, Marketing and Product. Richard’s career in the travel business spans over 30 years, with high profile management role in both the airline industry – Cathy Pacific, Qantas and Ansett Airlines, as well as agency groups – Jetset Tours and Orient Express Group.
Richard is conversant in all aspects of the travel industry, operations, retailing and distribution. He has the leadership skills to drive and motivate a sales force of over 800 staff. He has effectively enacted measurable changes, by increasing market penetration whilst reducing operational cost throughout the organisation.
His extensive portfolio of business expertise includes telecommunication retail sales in establishing the network expansion of Vodafone distribution and France Telecom in Thailand.
Richard paves the way in Sabre’s technology, spearheading excellence in sales, marketing and product delivery for next-generation system development.