Expedia appoints Mark Okerstrom as CEO
Mark D. Okerstrom has served as Expedia's Executive Vice President, Operations, and Chief Financial Officer since September 2011, previously serving as its Secretary from October 2011 until April 2012.
Mr. Okerstrom's role was expanded in 2014, adding responsibility for the Company's eCommerce Platform Group which includes centralized technology, payments, risk, and global customer operations.
Mr. Okerstrom served as Senior Director, Corporate Development and Strategy, Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development from 2006, when he joined, to 2011.
Prior to joining Expedia, he was a consultant with Bain & Company in Boston and San Francisco, and worked with UBS Investment Bank in London.
Prior to that, he practiced as an attorney with the global law firm of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London.
Mr. Okerstrom holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School and a law degree from the University of British Columbia. ■