Damian Hickey was appointed Travelport’s Vice President, Asia Pacific and Global Sales Strategy, Air Commerce in January 2015. Based in Singapore, Damian has overall responsibility for Travelport’s airline relationships in the region. He is also responsible for leading the Global Air Commerce Sales Strategy and Operations Team, providing sales support services to enable the growth of Travelport’s Air Commerce business. Damian first joined Travelport in November 2012 as the Vice President of Distribution Sales and Services for Asia-Pacific. With over 20 years of management experience, Damian possesses in-depth knowledge of the travel and transport industries in America, Europe and Asia. He is a well-respected thought leader and a recognised contributor to the industry’s future direction. Prior to joining Travelport, Damian held the position of Regional Vice President – South Asia & India for SITA where he was accountable for SITA’s airlines, airport, government and air transport industry customers. Amongst his many achievements during this time, Damian successfully grew annual revenues and secured SITA’s largest ever Passenger Services Systems (PSS) deal. Prior to SITA, Damian held senior-level management positions with Amadeus and Datalex.