Sabre strengthens APAC group with the appointment of seasoned business chief Rajiv Bhatia

Rajiv Bhatia
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Sabre Company, a number one software program and know-how supplier that powers the worldwide journey business immediately introduced that skilled business chief Rajiv Bhatia has joined Sabre to assist advance its progress technique in Asia Pacific.

Rajiv, previously of Chicken Group, joins as Govt Director, APAC Market Growth and will likely be instrumental in additional increasing Sabre’s footprint in key progress markets, together with India, one of many world’s quickest rising journey marketplaces. With in depth expertise within the journey area, Rajiv brings a wealth of data and a confirmed observe file of success to Sabre’s dynamic, customer-centric group. He started his profession working for famend airways Gulf Air and Thai Airways. Most not too long ago, he was Chief Business Officer of Chicken Group’s India GDS enterprise, the place he served for 16 years.

“With over 40 years of expertise within the journey business, we’re assured Rajiv will assist us to speed up progress in India and different key markets throughout the broader APAC area,” mentioned Brett Thorstad, Vice President, Company Gross sales & Airline Distribution, Asia Pacific. “We’re centered on fostering strategic partnerships and delivering distinctive worth to our clients, and Rajiv shares this imaginative and prescient. Our companions will profit from his wealth of data and expertise.”

“It is a nice time to be becoming a member of Sabre’s enthusiastic group as they give the impression of being to drive additional progress throughout APAC,” mentioned Rajiv Bhatia. “Sabre’s dedication to innovation and powerful concentrate on buyer success is one thing I like.  At this level in my profession, I’m excited to be shifting my focus to advising on broader, strategic initiatives and serving to construct key buyer relationships throughout India and different progress markets.”

“I’m thrilled to welcome Rajiv onboard,” mentioned Sam Machado, Managing Director, India and South Asia. “He has vital expertise in constructing buyer relationships and a stellar status within the market. Sabre is constructing momentum in India and South Asia and I stay up for leveraging his expertise and buyer focus as we proceed our speedy progress in these markets.”