Booking.com appoints pair as chairwoman and CEO

Worldwide: Booking Holdings has announced the appointment of Gillian Tans as chairwoman of Booking.com and Glenn Fogel as the CEO of Booking.com.

In the latter’s case, Fogel has served as the CEO and president of Booking Holdings but will now take on an expanded role at the head of Booking.com. Both appointments are effective immediately.

Fogel said: “I am excited by the opportunity to guide our largest business and drive even more alignment across the Booking Holdings brands as we continue on our mission to help people experience the world. We are executing against a large market opportunity with a clear strategic roadmap.”

Prior to Tans’ appointment as CEO of Booking.com in 2016, she served as Booking.com’s president and chief operating officer. Tans also worked in other positions at the head of Booking.com’s global sales, operations, IT, content and customer care departments.

Prior to becoming CEO, Fogel served as head of worldwide strategy and planning between November 2010 and December 2016. He also held the role of executive vice president and was responsible for corporate development, worldwide mergers, acquisitions and strategic alliances since joining Booking Holdings in 2000.

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