|September 10, 2013|
Leadership Change For Amadeus Asia Pacific
|Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, today announced Angel Gallego as the new President of Amadeus Asia Pacific. Angel replaces David Brett who has been with Amadeus for 23 years, 13 years in a leadership role in the region. |
Luis Maroto, President & CEO, Amadeus IT Group said, "David opened the Asia Pacific office for Amadeus in 2000 and has done a remarkable job significantly growing our business in the region into what it is today. We are sad to see David leave us and wish him all the best for the future."
While this move will see Angel join Asia Pacific for the first time, he is no stranger to diverse regions. He previously successfully managed the growth of Amadeus to consolidate and expand its leadership position in diverse geographies such as Western Europe, Middle East and Africa and Latin America.
Angel will direct the company's strategy for Asia Pacific, with a focus on distribution and new business opportunities in the region. Ensuring the travel industry continues to have the latest technology to meet the increasing demands of today's traveller in Asia Pacific will also be a key priority.
Holger Taubmann, Senior Vice President, Distribution, Amadeus IT Group, based in Madrid, said Angel's strong track record will ensure Amadeus remains number one in Asia Pacific.
"In his 13 years with the company, Angel has proven his passion and drive are second to none which I am sure will help take Amadeus Asia Pacific to the next level of success," said Taubmann.
Angel Gallego added, "Asia Pacific is an extremely interesting region; the different cultures, people and economies will make it an exciting and enriching experience. I look forward to travelling around Asia Pacific, getting to know our customers and learning about the intricacies of their business."