Jason Toothman has been with Sabre for fourteen years, with experience across a variety of disciplines. He is currently leading the Global Account teams for Sabre Travel Network across APAC, based in Brisbane Australia. In this current role, he is responsible for agency sales and account management, providing solutions and services, including customer relationship marketing, service/support and accountability for customer contracts. The team manages a broad array of accounts, including some of the largest agency customers using the Sabre marketplace today, serving corporate clients, government entities, leisure travelers and specialty client groups. The team has primary sales responsibilities for all GDS, marketing services and products to Global Account customers across APAC. This group handles all aspects of managing accounts including customer relationship management, product portfolio review, product demonstrations, contract negotiations, functional support and customer advocacy and training.
Prior to this role, Mr. Toothman was Vice President, North America, leading a large regional operation in sales and account management for both GDS and back-office solution sales, customer solutions, sales planning and field effectiveness. Before moving to the agency-facing side of Sabre Travel Network in August of 2010, he had account management responsibility for airline distribution in North America, negotiating supplier agreements, delivering quality distribution product and service solutions and maintaining excellent relationships with airline marketing, sales and distribution personnel. He also has substantive experience in developing pricing models to support contract negotiations with international airlines based in Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Mr. Toothman has held positions responsible for the creation of Sabre’s negotiating strategy and business development plans for engaging with many of Sabre’s largest and most strategic airline distribution customers. Mr. Toothman started his career at Sabre as a Senior Sales Analyst, where he focused on planning, reporting and analysis.
Mr. Toothman holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Learning and Development from The University of Texas at Austin, with a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Jason currently resides in Brisbane, Australia with his wife, Vicki, and three boys, ages 17, 13 and 9.