Expedia Group appoints Paredes, Schulze to key roles

Expedia Group has appointed 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 travellers.”

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.

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.

Said Paredes: “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 continue to evolve.”

Schulze said: “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 travellers, we are positioned to drive meaningful impact in the travel industry.”