Sabre Holdings has announced that Larry Kellner will join the company as non-executive chairman of the board of directors. Kellner joins the Sabre board following a successful 14-year career at Continental Airlines, where he served initially as chief financial officer, then president, chief operating officer, and finally chairman and CEO before retiring in 2009. He is currently the president of Emerald Creek Group and serves on the boards of The Boeing Company, The Chubb Corporation and Marriott International. Kellner succeeds Sam Gilliland, who was previous chairman and CEO of Sabre. Gilliland will remain on Sabre’s board of directors.