Amadeus transitions — CEOs and legacy systems
It was sort of a changing of the guard, more than two months ahead of schedule, at the Amadeus Horizons 2010 conference in San Francisco.
On the stage, answering questions from a moderator on Oct. 15, were David Jones, president and CEO, who will leave office in January 2011, and Luis Maroto, deputy CEO, who will succeed Jones.
Moderator Nellie O’Brien asked Jones about some of the innovations he’s seen during his career and Jones joked about about the first time he saw doors open automatically, at Idlewild Airport (now JFK) in the early 1960s, and in recent years the advent of horizontal flat-bed seats in business class “for those of you who sit in the front third of the airline.”
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