NEW YORK, 2015-11-9 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick announces the completion of its 2015 expansion and upgrade to its Senior Leadership team. The Company appointed Barrett Boston in Q1 to the position of President, Americas, Scott Falconer in Q4 as Executive Vice President / General Manager, Media Solutions and Rebecca Bursky in Q2 as Senior Vice President of Human Resources.
Since the acquisition of TravelClick by Thoma Bravo in mid-2014, the Company has invested heavily into the business to accelerate its growth opportunities. A critical part of those investments is in the Senior Leadership team, which helps to ensure the success of these initiatives on a global scale. These hires complement the additions to the Senior Leadership team in 2014 of David Obstler as Chief Financial Officer and Andrea Newborn as General Counsel.
“TravelClick continues to expand our data, technology, media and demand services to support hoteliers around the globe. We are investing in experienced, proven leaders to continue our track record of innovation,” said Larry Kutscher, CEO of TravelClick. “Barrett, Scott and Rebecca bring tremendous expertise at leading global data and technology companies. They will add a high caliber of talent and depth to our current leadership team.”
Mr. Boston brings more than 20 years of sales, strategy, product and marketing experience in technology and data to his role as President, Americas. Prior to TravelClick, he worked at IBM for 12 years where he led software sales for a number of business units. In his most recent role at IBM, he was Vice President, Big Data and Analytics, serving as the global general manager for this strategic growth unit and leading sales worldwide. Prior to IBM, Mr. Boston held positions at Storage Networks and Stonington Partners.
Mr. Falconer brings over 30 years of extensive operating experience in leading recurring revenue businesses, as well as significant experience in media and communications, to his role as Executive Vice President / General Manager, Media Solutions. He was most recently Chief Operating Officer of Visible World, a leading media / advertising technology company, where he directed all commercial activities, including finance, strategy, sales, marketing, client services, operations, product management and HR. Prior to Visible World, Mr. Falconer held roles at Nutrisystem, AOL, NTL (since renamed Virgin Media), Air Touch Communications, Booz Allen Hamilton and Goldman Sachs.
Ms. Bursky brings 18 years of experience to her role as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Most recently, she served as Vice President, Human Resources, for Marketwired, Inc., where she was responsible for developing the HR infrastructure for the 400-person organization, leading all HR activities around the divesture of its subsidiary, Sysomos, Inc., from its parent company, as well the development of the talent acquisition process to help the company grow. Before joining Marketwired, Ms. Bursky served in various Human Resources leadership roles at Dun & Bradstreet.
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About TravelClick, Inc.
TravelClick (TravelClick.com) provides innovative cloud-based solutions for hotels around the globe to grow their revenue, reduce costs and improve performance. TravelClick offers hotels world-class reservation solutions, business intelligence products, and comprehensive media and marketing solutions to help hotels grow their business. With local experts around the globe, we help more than 38,000 hotel clients in over 160 countries drive profitable room reservations through better revenue management decisions, proven reservation technology and innovative marketing. Since 1999, TravelClick has helped hotels leverage the web to effectively navigate the complex global distribution landscape. TravelClick has offices in New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Barcelona, Dubai, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Orlando, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. Follow us on twitter.com/TravelClick and facebook.com/TravelClick.
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