Simon Wilkins has joined travel technology provider Calrom as chief technical officer, taking over from Jon Fisher.
Fisher is standing down from the role after 11 years. He was responsible for building Calrom from a start-up and assisted with the recruitment process.
Wilkins previously held the same role at aviation technology company Ultra Electronics.
He has 14 years’ experience of developing, and delivering mission critical software platforms, which have been implemented at airports such as New York, Heathrow and Beijing.
In is new position, Wilkins will drive forward solutions such as Groups Next Gen (GNG) which enables airlines including Qantas to manage the entire group booking process.
Calrom is a part of the Travel Innovation Group and supports sister companies Lime and Aviate.
Managing director Michael Edwards said: “With Simon’s vast technical expertise and his strong leadership skills, he was the obvious choice to ensure Calrom continues to provide pioneering software solutions for our airline partners.
“His strategic and innovative thinking will fit perfectly with Calrom’s principles and way of working, and we are delighted to welcome him to the team.”
Wilkins added: “I am absolutely thrilled to be joining such an innovative company. I’m looking forward to helping to continue to grow the company’s technology and software solutions.”