In his role as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Bernard Bot is responsible for leading Travelport’s finance function which includes investor relations, M&A, treasury, tax, financial planning and analysis, audit, controllership and procurement.
Prior to joining Travelport in January 2016, Bernard was CFO for Aer Lingus Plc, Ireland’s national airline and before that he held the same role for TNT Express N.V., the international courier company listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam. His early career was spent with global management consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, where he spent twelve years, latterly as partner.
A Dutch national, who also speaks fluent English and French, Bernard is based in the company’s global headquarters in Langley, UK. He holds an MSc in Economics from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.