Sabre announces Board member Gail Mandel as next Chair of the Board of Directors

– USA, TX –  Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading technology provider to the global travel industry, today announced the election of current Board member Gail Mandel as non-executive Chair of the Board of Directors effective at the 2024 AGM on April 24, 2024, to succeed Sean Menke who is retiring from the Board at that time.

“I am thrilled to serve as Chair of Sabre’s Board at this important phase of the company’s strategic transformation,” said Gail Mandel. “The travel ecosystem is dynamic with an abundance of value-enhancing opportunities which I believe Sabre can capture through its ongoing commitment to innovation and sustainable growth strategies. I look forward to continuing to work with this leadership team and Board to drive the future success of the company.”

Gail Mandel will also serve as Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee.

About Gail Mandel

Ms. Mandel has served as a director of Sabre’s Board since 2020.  She has served as Managing Director of Focused Point Ventures, LLC, a business advisory and consulting services organization, since 2019. In addition, she currently serves as a Director for Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc., a leading owner and operator of high-volume entertainment and dining venues as well as the Chairman of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of PureStar, a private equity backed provider of laundry services and linen management to the hospitality industry. From 2014 to 2018, she served as President and CEO of Wyndham Destination Network, an operating division of Wyndham Worldwide, a provider of professionally managed, unique vacation accommodations. Ms. Mandel served as COO and CFO, of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals (later known as Wyndham Destination Network), from March 2014 to November 2014 and CFO, of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals, from January 2010 to March 2014. From August 2006 to January 2010, Ms. Mandel was SVP, of Financial Planning & Analysis, for Wyndham Worldwide. From February 1999 to August 2006, Ms. Mandel was Division CFO/Controller, Cendant Hospitality/Travel Services, and from October 1997 to February 1999, Ms. Mandel was Controller, Cendant Mobility.

About Sabre Corporation

Sabre Corporation is a leading software and technology company that powers the global travel industry, serving a wide range of companies, including airlines, hoteliers, travel agencies, and other suppliers. The company provides sales, distribution, and fulfillment solutions that help its customers operate more efficiently, increase revenue, and deliver personalized experiences to travelers. Through its leading marketplace, Sabre connects travel suppliers and buyers around the world. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.


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