President & CEO
Gordon Wilson is President and CEO of Travelport, one of the world’s leading providers of content aggregation, search, booking and travel management services for the global industry.
The company’s revenue in 2016 was £2.35bn, with $79bn worth of bookings passing through its platform. Headquartered in Langley, UK, Travelport has 4,000 staff globally is represented in 180 countries and listed on the NYSE (TVPT).
Mr. Wilson was appointed to his current post in June 2011, having previously served as Travelport’s Deputy CEO since November 2009 and as President and CEO of Travelport’s GDS division since January 2007.
He has led the company’s successful strategy of rapidly growing “Beyond Air” revenues from hotel, car and rail distribution, digital commerce, including mobile and commercial payments. In April 2016, he took over the Chairmanship of the B2B payments subsidiary, eNett.
Gordon has over 25 years’ experience in global electronic travel distribution, including CEO roles with Galileo and Cendant Travel Distribution Services. During his career he has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, the United States, South Africa and Portugal.
Gordon Wilson, a Scotsman, holds a Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Cambridge.