Mr. Fogel joined the Priceline Group in February 2000 and is responsible for the firm’s global strategy and the Group’s acquisitions and strategic transactions. The Priceline Group’s acquisition program has resulted in Priceline becoming the world’s leading online seller of hotels worldwide and one of the world’s most valuable travel companies.
Mr. Fogel is a member of the Group Management Board, which oversees the performance and strategy of the firm’s operating units on a worldwide basis. He is a member of the Board of Directors of all of the Priceline Group's international subsidiaries, including Booking.com, Agoda, and RentalCars.com. Before Priceline, he worked in finance, first as an investment banker at Kidder, Peabody, and later as a senior equity trader at Morgan Stanley Asset Management. Mr. Fogel is a graduate of Harvard Law School, and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
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