SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre, a global technology provider, has appointed Harish Mysoré senior vice president of strategy and business development. With more than 20 years of business development experience, Mysoré will be responsible for identifying growth opportunities for Sabre and driving corporate strategies that deliver more value to Sabre's customers. He will lead the company's corporate development team to identify, evaluate and execute mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and joint ventures.
Mysoré has a strong track record of business development in a number of industries including technology, healthcare, government services and engineering services.
Prior to joining Sabre, Mysoré was senior vice president of corporate development and alliances for TriZetto Corp., a leading healthcare IT software and services solutions provider. He also spent 16 years at Dell Services (formerly Perot Systems Corp.) in a number of different roles including head of corporate development for the company, where he led the execution of more than 18 acquisitions and partnerships culminating in the sale of Perot Systems to Dell in 2009.
Mysoré started his career as an IT consultant working for DuPont Pioneer, focusing on managing large-scale technology projects in Western Europe and Latin America. He previously worked in the investment banking industry, and has served on boards of several joint ventures and acquisitions.
"Harish has an impressive résumé with extensive global business development experience gained from a wide range of industries including technology," said Tom Klein, CEO and president of Sabre. "He brings a fresh perspective to Sabre and will work with our leadership team to identify growth opportunities and strategies that help us stay ahead and continue providing value to our customers around the world."
Sabre® is a technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry. It offers a broad range of technology solutions including, data-driven business intelligence, mobile, distribution and Software-as-a-Service solutions which are used by travel suppliers (airlines, hotels, car rental outlets, railways, cruise lines and tour operators) and travel buyers (travel agencies, travel management companies and corporate travel departments) to plan, market, sell, serve and operate their business.
In 2013, Sabre's technology processed over $100 billion of estimated travel spending and more than 1.1 trillion system messages. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre employs approximately 10,000 people in approximately 60 countries around the world. We serve our customers through cutting-edge technology developed in six facilities located across four continents. Sabre is privately owned by TPG and Silver Lake Partners.
The company operates four brands/businesses: Sabre Airline Solutions®, Sabre Hospitality Solutions®, Sabre Travel Network® and Travelocity®.
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