Booking Holdings, a leading online travel company, announced on Wednesday that its CEO, Glenn Fogel, will take over the position of CEO of its Booking.com brand, effective immediately. The incumbent, Gillian Tans, has been appointed as Booking.com’s chairwoman.
Travel e-commerce company, Booking.com has become an industry leader with more than 17,500 employees across more than 190 offices all over the world who serve its growing base of global customers and partners.
Glenn Fogel is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Booking Holdings. Prior to becoming CEO, he served as head of worldwide strategy and planning, a position he held from November 2010 to December 2016.
Prior to that he served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, responsible for worldwide mergers, acquisitions and strategic alliances. He joined Booking Holdings in February 2000.
“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,” Fogel said.
Tans was appointed CEO of Booking.com in 2016. Prior to that, she served as Booking.com’s President and Chief Operating Officer, as well as other positions at the helm of Booking.com’s global sales, operations, IT, content and customer care departments.
Booking Holdings is a world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 230 countries and territories through six primary brands – Booking.com, KAYAK, priceline.com, agoda.com, Rentalcars.com and OpenTable.