Sabre has appointed Roshan Mendis as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of its Travel Network business.
As CCO, Mendis will be responsible for leading global sales, sales operations and business development initiatives worldwide and will play an instrumental role in driving Sabre’s global travel distribution business as it invests in a fast-forward approach to next-generation retailing and distribution.
A 20-year veteran of the travel technology industry, Mendis most recently served as Senior Vice President of Travel Network for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC) regions. Prior to this, he led the APAC region for Travel Network and was instrumental in the company’s acquisition and successful integration of Singapore-based GDS, Abacus International.
A native of Sri Lanka, Mendis holds an MBA in marketing and finance from Rice University and earned his bachelor’s degree in economics at Chaminade University of Honolulu. Mendis will continue to be based in London.