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David Tibbles

Product Manager at Travelport

Location
Langley, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Industry
Information Technology and Services
Previous
  1. Sabre Travel Network,
  2. Carlson Wagonlit Travel,
  3. arlson Wagonlit travel
Education
  1. De Havilland Travel CollegeThe Campus
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De Havilland Travel CollegeThe Campus

De Havilland Travel CollegeThe Campus

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Background

Summary

Product Manager, ensuring development of Travelport online products to TMC and corporate customers.

Established reputation of industry technology specialist, for GDS, OBT, Expense Management and Virtual Meeting space.

Online and CSR consultancy for several global and regional corporations.

Product lifecycle management and Prince 2 project experience.

Specialties: Account Management, Negotiation, PLM, Prince 2, Presentation skills, CSR management, Product development, CO2 footprinting and Carbon Disclosure Project champion.

Experience

Product Manager

Travelport
– Present (8 months)United Kingdom

Working on the Corporate Solutions team, developing a product portfolio for corporate and travel management customers.

Global Account Manager - EMEA Sabre/GetThere

Sabre Travel Network
(3 years 1 month)EMEA

Managing customer relationship for GDS and online products. Working directly with customers and TMC's to look at Online adoption and new product implementation.
Assisting in growth and development of both GDS and GetThere online booking tool.
Presention product and assisting in marketing opportunities.

Global Product Director

Carlson Wagonlit Travel
(3 years 8 months)

Online Booking and Environment; Managing relationships with OBT suppliers, negotiating best pricing and
setting margin with commercial teams
Supplying technical and business planning assistance to our Sales,
Program/account management teams and corporate customers
Managing several products through life cycle
Excellent understanding of GDS and travel technology
Proven working expertise in both project and product management


Key Achievements

Successful creation and ownership of Sustainable Solutions product suite,
with a 2m plus customer user base
OBT consultancy for L'Oreal, IHG, AON, Unilever, RBS Group
Environment consultancy for Target, Alstom, HOK, Accenture, BP
Achieving 80k savings for Vodafone EMEA via OBT negotiations
Creation and chairing of the CWT Environmental Council 2007-2010
Established reputation of industry technology and CSR specialist

Project Director

Carlson Wagonlit Travel
(4 years 4 months)

Managed a team of 8 Project Managers in France, Germany and the UK
Project direction for larger multinational projects, Alstom, Oracle
Creating bespoke technical solutions for customers
GDS and OBT implementation for Oracle, Marsh, Alcatel, Alstom
SAP Travel Management implementation advisor

Project Director - EMEA Online Imp group

Carlson Wagonlit Travel
(4 years 2 months)

Managing a pan European team of Project managers implementing online solutions for corporate customers.

IT Manager UK

Carlson Wagonlit Travel
(7 years 11 months)

Managed a team of 20+ including Technical support, Helpdesk, Telecomms,Development and MIS/BI. 1mUSD+ P&L management.

IT Manager

arlson Wagonlit travel
(7 years 11 months)

Managed a team of 17 consisting of telecoms, development, data delivery
and technical support
Planning and control of 3m IT budget
Managed the relationship with GDS and travel related suppliers
Created bespoke technical solutions for customers

Senior Business Travel Consultant

Hogg Robinson BTI
(4 years 6 months)

Business travel booking, plus management of several local accounts.

Travel Consultant

Pickfords Travel
(3 years 3 months)

Can't remember - agent

Pickfords travel
(3 years)

Retail, holiday bookings and small Business Travel house.

Skills

  • Presenter
  • Online Communications
  • Expense Management
  • Business Travel
  • GDS
  • Technology Adoption
  • Software Selection
  • Virtual Meetings
  • Online Travel
  • Meeting
  • Negotiation
  • Product Management
  • Product Development
  • Sabre
  • Travel Technology
  • Account Management
  • Tourism
  • Travel Management
  • Team Management
  • Amadeus
  • Management
  • Ticketing
  • Leisure
  • B2B
  • Booking Systems
  • Hotel Booking
  • Airlines
  • Leisure Travel
  • Revenue Analysis
  • Airline Ticketing
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Education

College

Travel and Tourism

Monks Walk Secondary School

De Havilland Travel College, Herts City and Guilds and

Travel diploma, Tourism and Travel Services Management

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