Online travel company Orbitz have appointed Bill Cobb to their board of directors. Bill served as President of eBay North America until January, and had previously held a number of positions withing the company, including senior vice president and general manager of eBay International and senior vice president of global marketing.
Steve Barnhart, President of Orbitz Worldwide, said that he looked forward to benefiting from Bill’s advice and counsel. Orbitz own a number of online travel brands, including ebookers and cheaptickets.com.
Bill’s one-time boss Meg Whitman has also been mentioned several times recently as a possible Vice-President for Republican candidate John McCain.