nuTravel Adds Rob Brown to Executive Team
nuTravel, provider of the corporate travel industry’s most reliable and flexible booking solutions, today announced that Rob Brown has accepted the role of Executive Vice President and General Manager of their Airline Solutions Business Unit. Brown will be responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the unit moving forward and will report directly to CEO Carmine Carpanzano.
Prior to joining nuTravel, Brown worked at Southwest Airlines for 22 years serving most recently as the Director of Corporate Sales, Distribution and Air Programs from 2003 through 2015. During his tenure at Southwest, Brown was instrumental in leading the development and growth of Southwest Airlines’ direct distribution strategy, including the SWABIZ corporate booking portal, and Southwest’s API/XML direct connect service.
“We are seeing tremendous growth and opportunity in the Airline Solutions part of our business and we really want to capitalize on that momentum”, said Carpanzano. “Rob’s extensive experience and leadership will help us make further strides in the marketplace and ultimately provide our airline customers with the best solutions available. He understands the demands of the corporate airline business and I am thrilled because I know the additional value we will be able to provide our customers as a result of him being on the team.”
Brown currently serves on the GBTA Education Foundation board, and previously served on GBTA’s Aviation Committee. He will start at nuTravel on October 1st, 2015.
nuTravel delivers the corporate travel industry’s fastest, most flexible online travel booking solutions available today. Successfully pairing industry expertise with the right technology, nuTravel’s diverse portfolio of online travel solutions provide a robust and intuitive selection of travel content to users while delivering a smooth integration into travel management companies and corporations of any size. Since 2002, over 8,000 corporations have chosen nuTravel as their solutions provider; composed of varying sizes and industry expertise with travel budgets ranging from $50,000 to $100 million.
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