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Three key appointments for Amadeus in the Asia Pacific region

Amadeus has proceeded in to three key appointments in the Australasia and Pacific region to support the rapid expansion of their Airline Business Group (ABG). Paul Martin, will be the…

Amadeus has proceeded in to three key appointments in the Australasia and Pacific region to support the rapid expansion of their Airline Business Group (ABG). Paul Martin, will be the Regional Director South-East Asia and India Subcontinent, Amadeus Airline Business Group.

In his new role, Paul 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.

Paul previously held the positions of Vice President, Corporate and Marketing Communications for Amadeus Asia Pacific, and General Manager Sales & Marketing, Australia and New Zealand. In his 13 years spent at Amadeus, Paul has held several senior positions within the organisation’s marketing, sales, product and operations departments. He also brings to the job extensive experience in functional and system analysis in the banking and finance, aviation and GDS sectors.

Stephann Wensink, will be the Regional Director Distribution Sales Management, Amadeus Airline Business Group.

Stephann Wensink will join the Airline Business Group as Regional Director, Distribution Sales Management. He 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, Stephann was in charge of commercial strategy for Asia-Pacific within the office of the vice-president. Prior to his transfer to Bangkok, he held positions in Key Account management (online agencies) and market management (Latin America) at the group headquarters in Madrid. He began his career with the Amadeus IT Group in 1999 in Madrid, prior to which he worked in the finance, investment and IT sector.

John Chapman, will be the Regional Director IT Sales, Amadeus Airline Business Group, Asia Pacific.

As Regional Director of IT Sales, John 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.

John 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 John has been head of account management and sales for Amadeus in the Pacific region, based in Sydney. Prior to joining Amadeus, John worked for Sabre Airline Solutions for more than 15 years. John was responsible for building Sabre`s airline hosting business in Asia Pacific and prior to this also held a variety of other sales, account management and consulting roles in both Dallas and London.

Commenting on these new appointments, David Brett, President, Amadeus Asia Pacific said: “These individuals have been outstanding in their respective fields during their time at Amadeus, bringing vast experience and industry knowledge to their roles. The airline industry in the Asia Pacific region is growing rapidly, with increasing numbers of travellers, airlines and services. We are confident that Paul, Stephann and John will help Amadeus to capitalise on the growth in this sector and drive our success in the region even further.”

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