Simon’s expertise and significant experience is in helping companies to expand geographically.
Currently Simon is chairman of Tiquets BV and deputy chairman of the AA where he was previously chief executive officer – and executed a major business transformation program. Prior to this, Simon was a founder of Expedia Inc., a start-up within Microsoft, and ran their North American operations.
As president of Expedia International Inc. Simon established and led the growth of the business in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Including both the Hotels.com and Expedia brands. More recently, he was responsible for establishing European operations for Uber.
Simon has been chairman or non- executive director of various companies, including Expedia, HomeAway, One Fine Stay, Believe Music Group and Tiqets BV.