Amadeus beefs up hotel group
Bangkok, 7 February 2012: Amadeus announced last week the appointment of Jeff Edwards to head up its hotel support business.
A former chief information officer and EVP distribution of Wyndham Worldwide, Mr Edwards will lead the company’s hotel division selling distribution and IT services to hospitality companies.
Prior to Wyndham Worldwide, Edwards worked with Micros Systems Inc where he held a variety of senior roles including president and chief executive officer – Micros Fidelio, as well as executive vice president-Micros Distribution for North America.
Mr Edwards officially joined Amadeus 1 February and will be based in Madrid, Spain. In the newly created division in Amadeus, the company has hired three industry veterans – Thomas Drexler for Rail, John Jarrell for Airport IT and Jeff Edwards for Hotels.