Boeing Travel Management Company Names New President

Craig Saddler has been named president of Boeing Travel Management Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company that handles all Boeing business travel in addition to serving other corporate clients and leisure travelers.

Saddler replaces Bob Jouret, who has taken another Boeing assignment with expanded responsibilities. Saddler also serves as vice president of Financial Services and chief financial officer for the Boeing Shared Services Group. He reports to Bonnie Soodik, Shared Services president.

"Boeing, more than anyone, understands the vital importance of business and leisure travel," Soodik said. "I'm pleased we have Craig to lead Boeing Travel Management Co. and ensure that our e-enabled agency continues its known reputation for high customer satisfaction and responsiveness."

Boeing Travel, with airline ticket sales in 2001 totaling $276 million, is ranked the 19th-largest U.S. travel company by Business Travel News. The agency has offices in St. Louis, Huntington Beach, Calif., and Tukwila, Wash. A growing emphasis for Boeing Travel is its leisure business, which focuses on cruise and vacation-destination bookings, as well as an Internet booking tool, VacationTRIPS, introduced in fall 2002.

Continuing as the principal operating officer for Boeing Travel is Marsha Landgraf-Leeg, in Huntington Beach.

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