PriceLine Group, Inc.
Investor Relations: http://ir.pricelinegroup.com/
Oustanding Share Float: 51.84 m
Contacts: Executive Services
The Priceline Group
800 Connecticut Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
The Priceline Group Inc. is a provider of online travel and travel related reservation and search services. The Company, through its online travel agent (OTA) services, connects consumers wishing to make travel reservations with providers of travel services across the world. The Company’s brands include Booking.com, KAYAK, agoda.com, rentalcars.com and OpenTable. The Company offers consumers accommodation reservations, including hotels, bed and breakfasts, hostels, apartments, vacation rentals and other properties, through its Booking.com, priceline.com and agoda.com brands. Its priceline.com brand also offers consumers reservations for rental cars, airline tickets, vacation packages and cruises. The Company offers rental car reservations through its Website rentalcars.com. The Company also provides an online price comparison service from various travel Websites through KAYAK. OpenTable provides its services to consumers and reservation management services to restaurants. PriceLine Group, Inc containts brand: Booking.com, PricLine.com, KAYAK, Agoda.com, Rentalcars.com, OpenTable, operating globally.
Officer and Directors:
CEO: Hennessy, Paul - Mr. Paul J. Hennessy is Chief Executive Officer of Priceline.Com of The Priceline Group Inc. Mr. Hennessy currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer of Booking.com, the Group's global Amsterdam -based brand and number one online accommodations service in the world, where he oversees all global marketing efforts - online and offline - across the world. Prior to this, Hennessy served as Chief Distribution Officer of priceline.com where he managed online marketing, distribution and advertising sales for the business. Appointed CEO of priceline.com in 2011, Mr. Soder will transition into the role of Chairman of priceline.com, where he will continue to work on building the company's strategy alongside Hennessy. Soder joined priceline.com in 2000 and served as the brand's President of North America prior to his appointment as CEO.
CFO: Finnegan, Daniel - Mr. Daniel J. Finnegan is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer of Priceline Group Inc. Mr. Finnegan has been Chief Financial Officer since January 2009. Mr. Finnegan was the Company's Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from October 2005 to January 2009. Mr. Finnegan joined the Company in April 2004 as Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Finnegan served as Chief Financial Officer for CS Technology, Inc., a consulting company, from October 2000 to April 2004.
President, Cheif Executive Officer, Director: Cheif Executive Officer Book.com: Huston, Darren - Mr. Darren R. Huston has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Priceline Group Inc., effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Huston has served as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2014 and as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company's Booking.com subsidiary since September 2011. Prior to joining Booking.com, Mr. Huston served as Corporate Vice President, Consumer & Online for Microsoft Corporation, a position he held from 2008 to 2011. From 2005 to 2008, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Japan. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2003, he was a Senior Vice President at Starbucks Corporation, responsible for acquisitions and new product development. Mr. Huston has also served as an executive with McKinsey & Company, and as an economic advisor to the Government of Canada. Mr. Huston served as a member of the Board of Directors of DeVry Education Group Inc., a global provider of educational services listed on the New York Stock Exchange, from November 2009 to July 2014, and was a member of its Compensation Committee.
Chief Executive Officer, Priceline.com North America : Soder, Christopher - Mr. Christopher L. Soder is Chief Executive Officer, Priceline.com North America of Priceline Group Inc., since June 2011. Mr. Soder has served as Chairman of the Company's priceline.com brand). Mr. Soder was the Company's President, North American Travel from February 2007 to June 2011. Mr. Soder was the Company's Executive Vice President, Travel Services from March 2005 to February 2007 and was Executive Vice President, Lodging and Vacation Products from July 2002 to March 2005. From February 2000 to July 2002, Mr. Soder was President of the Company's priceline.com hotel service. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Soder was Western Region Vice President, Business Markets, for AT&T. As previously announced, effective April 1, 2015, Mr. Soder retired from his role as Chief Executive Officer of the Company's priceline.com brand and ceased to be an executive officer of the Company.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary: Millones, Peter - Mr. Peter J. Millones, Jr., is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Priceline Group Inc. Mr. Millones has been the Company's General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since January 2001. He previously served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel of the Company from March 2000 to January 2001. From 2003 to 2013, Mr. Millones was responsible for the Company's U.S. human resources department; he now helps coordinate global human resource issues for the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Millones was with the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP. Mr. Millones is a member of the NASDAQ Listing and Hearing Review Council.