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Expedia Group appoints Alfonso Paredes as President of Private Label Solutions and Greg Schulze as President of Travel Partners and Media

Alfonso Paredes
Alfonso Paredes

Following the succession from Peter Kern to Ariane Gorin, Expedia Group taps two long-time Expedia veterans to lead newly formed operating divisions.

SEATTLE – Expedia Group announced the appointment of Alfonso Paredes as President of Private Label Solutions and Greg Schulze as President of Travel Partners and Media, creating two new operating divisions within the Company.

Ariane Gorin, current Expedia for Business president, scheduled to take over as CEO of Expedia Group in May, said, “Alfonso and Greg are proven leaders with global experience and deep travel partner relationships across the industry.  Their experience is ideal for these new divisions, and I’m confident they will continue to advance our company’s mission and deliver exceptional value to partners and travelers.”

Alfonso Paredes has been with Expedia Group for over 14 years and has played a pivotal role in the growth of the Private Label Solutions business, leading the commercial operation and consistently expanding into various global regions. Under his leadership, the business has surged, including partnerships with financial institutions, travel companies and global loyalty programs.

Greg Schulze

Greg Schulze

Greg Schulze brings nearly 20 years of global experience with Expedia Group and serves as a board member of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board and Traveloka. With his experience in building transformational partnerships across all travel verticals, this role underscores Expedia Group’s commitment to strengthening relationships with travel companies and accelerating the growth of its world-class advertising business.

“Expedia Group has a rich history of powering the industry and partners around the world. Our Private Label Solutions team has been at the forefront of that innovation, and I look forward to bringing more value to partners as our marketplace and technology continues to evolve,” said Alfonso Paredes.

Greg Schulze commented, “I am thrilled to lead the Travel Partners and Media division. We continue to deliver value to partners by bringing all of Expedia Group’s capabilities to them, including the most valuable media network in travel. With unmatched global inventory that reaches high-value travelers, we are positioned to drive meaningful impact in the travel industry.”

The appointments of Alfonso Paredes and Greg Schulze reflect Expedia Group’s ongoing commitment to fostering talent from within and empowering teams to drive innovation and growth. As Expedia Group continues to navigate an evolving travel landscape, these leaders signal a strategic move to capitalize on global opportunities (collectively having worked in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America) and deliver value to travelers, partners, and shareholders alike.

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