CHICAGO, Ill. – Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. today announced the appointment of Kenneth S. Esterow to its Board of Directors, effective August 9, 2011. Ken joins the Orbitz board following the resignation of William J.G. Griffith, IV, who is leaving the Board to devote more time to his other professional responsibilities. Mr. Esterow is currently an industry consultant and previously served in a variety of positions at Travelport Limited and Cendant Corporation, including President and CEO of Travelport’s Gullivers Travel Associates business.
“Ken brings a wealth of previous travel and business experience to this role and we are excited to have him join the Board,” said Barney Harford, CEO, Orbitz Worldwide. “We would like to thank Will for his contributions to Orbitz Worldwide over the last four years and wish him the best in the future.”