Amadeus finalises three appointments for its airline business
Amadeus has announced three key appointments in the Australasia and Pacific region to support the rapid expansion of their Airline Business Group (ABG). (4/11/2007)
These include appointment of Paul Martin, Regional Director South-East Asia and India Subcontinent, Amadeus Airline Business Group; Stephann Wensink, Regional Director Distribution Sales Management, Amadeus Airline Business Group; and John Chapman, Regional Director IT Sales, Amadeus Airline Business Group, Asia Pacific.
In his new role, Martin will be responsible for the strategic development and maintenance of the Amadeus ABG as well as establishing new partnerships with airlines in the region. He will oversee commercial operations, business development and marketing support for the Amadeus ABG across the region. He previously held the positions of Vice President, Corporate and Marketing Communications for Amadeus Asia Pacific, and General Manager Sales & Marketing, Australia and New Zealand.
Wensink will manage and lead the Asia-Pacific distribution and sales strategy, guidelines and follow-up for the ABG’s products and services, helping to reinforce Amadeus’ market and financial position. He will also be supporting Airline Sales Management & Support on global initiatives. Previously, Wensink was in charge of commercial strategy for Asia-Pacific within the office of the vice-president.
As Regional Director of IT Sales, Chapman will be responsible for strategic development of partnerships with airline IT providers in the Asia Pacific region, overseeing commercial operations, business development and marketing support for Amadeus’ Airline Business Group IT Sales across the region. He will also lead the sales effort among Asian carriers for Amadeus airline IT products and will work to identify new prospects and lead commercial negotiations. For the past year, Chapman has been head of account management and sales for Amadeus in the Pacific region, based in Sydney.