OpenTable Names Jeff McCombs Chief Financial Officer
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), today announced that Jeff McCombs has been appointed Chief Financial Officer.
“Jeff is a dynamic executive with a strong track record of leading financial and business operations on a global scale,” said Christa Quarles, Chief Executive Officer of OpenTable. “As we innovate on OpenTable’s mission of connecting restaurants and diners in more ways and locations around the world, Jeff has a great blend of entrepreneurial spirit and drive with the operational excellence needed to scale our business.”
“As a longtime fan of the OpenTable brand and the value it delivers to diners and restaurants, I’m excited to work with Christa and the executive team to build upon the company’s success in the U.S. and other markets around the globe,” said Jeff McCombs.
Prior to joining OpenTable, McCombs served as the Chief Financial Officer for Flipboard. Previously, he served as the Global Head of Business Operations for Facebook’s ad business; Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate and Business Development for Tumri; and in various senior executive roles at Yahoo. He began his career as an investment banker at firms including Credit Suisse First Boston and Lehman Brothers. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
OpenTable, part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating more than 17 million diners per month via online bookings across more than 33,000 restaurants. The OpenTable network connects restaurants and diners, helping diners discover and book the perfect table and helping restaurants deliver personalized hospitality to keep guests coming back. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus, and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation. In addition to the company’s website and mobile apps, OpenTable powers online reservations for nearly 600 partners, including many of the Internet’s most popular global and local brands. For restaurants, the OpenTable hospitality solutions enable them to manage their reservation book, streamline their operations, and enhance their service levels. Since its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated more than 940 million diners around the world. The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and the OpenTable service is available throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and the UK.