SOUTHLAKE, Texas, March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the main software program and expertise supplier that powers the worldwide journey business, right now introduced that Sabre’s board of administrators has nominated Phyllis Newhouse and Wendi Sturgis, two highly-experienced executives in expertise and cyber-security, as impartial administrators for election at Sabre’s 2021 Annual Assembly, to be held on April 28, 2021.
“We’re delighted with Phyllis’ and Wendi’s nomination to Sabre’s board of administrators and the addition of great expertise and cyber-security experience to the board,” stated Karl Peterson the Chairman of the Firm’s board. “Phyllis and Wendi every will carry vital expertise and perspective to Sabre’s board of administrators as we proceed to execute towards our technique and give attention to maximizing worth for Sabre’s shareholders. We sit up for their contributions within the years to return.”
Following election, Newhouse is predicted to hitch the expertise committee and the audit committee, and Sturgis is predicted to hitch the expertise committee and the governance and nominating committee.
The Firm additionally introduced the retirement of Judy Odom, Renee James, Joseph Osnoss and John Siciliano when their phrases expire on the Annual Assembly. Sabre has added 5 new impartial administrators to its actively engaged board previously two years. Sabre’s board will proceed to proactively handle its composition to make sure that it stays various in expertise, experience and perspective to assist information the way forward for the corporate and drive progress for its shareholders.
“On behalf of all the board of administrators, I want to thank Renée, Judy, Joe and John for his or her a few years of service and excellent help,” stated Sean Menke, president and chief govt officer of Sabre. “Their steerage and counsel through the years has been extraordinarily precious, not solely to the board, but in addition to all the management group at Sabre. We respect their selections to pare again sure obligations, together with at Sabre, and we want them nicely.”
About Phyllis Newhouse
Phyllis Newhouse has served as Chief Government Officer of Xtreme Options, Inc. since 2002. Xtreme Options, Inc. is a number one info expertise and cybersecurity agency that focuses on moral hacking, coaching, and offering cyber options consultancy to the federal and personal sectors. She served in the USA Military, the place she targeted on nationwide safety, together with working with a number of info safety activity forces groups.
In 2019, Ms. Newhouse based ShoulderUp, a nonprofit devoted to connecting and supporting ladies of their entrepreneurial journeys. Newhouse presently serves on the board of the Know-how Affiliation of Georgia, is a member of the Enterprise Executives for Nationwide Safety and of the Ladies Presidents’ Group, and serves on the Board of Administrators of Ladies, Inc.
About Wendi Sturgis
Wendi Sturgis has served because the Chief Income Officer of Lyte, Inc., a ticketing/client expertise platform, since 2021. She has over 25 years of expertise as a expertise and advertising chief at a number of the world’s largest tech corporations. Previous to Lyte, Ms. Sturgis was a founding govt at Yext the place she labored from 2011 to 2019, serving in a number of roles, together with SVP of Gross sales and Providers, Chief Buyer Officer, and most just lately, CEO of Yext Europe. She has beforehand held govt positions at Oracle, Gartner, Proper Media, and Yahoo!, the place she was Vice President of Account Administration for North America answerable for the North American Search enterprise. She is presently an impartial director for The Container Retailer and Kustomer, a non-public firm based mostly in New York Metropolis. She has served on a number of boards together with Dailyworth.com, Scholar Transportation of America, Step Up Ladies’s Community, and Chair of the Georgia Tech Advisory Board. Sturgis presently serves as a trustee for the Georgia Tech Basis.
About Sabre Company
Sabre Company is a number one software program and expertise Firm that powers the worldwide journey business, serving a variety of journey corporations together with airways, hoteliers, journey companies and different suppliers. The Firm gives retailing, distribution and fulfilment options that assist its clients function extra effectively, drive income and supply personalised traveler experiences. Via its main journey market, Sabre connects journey suppliers with patrons from across the globe. Sabre’s expertise platform manages greater than $260B value of worldwide journey spend yearly. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves clients in additional than 160 international locations world wide. For extra info go to www.sabre.com.
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