An expanded UK management team has been unveiled by Amadeus to help drive business growth and maintain excellence in product innovation.
Clare de Bono moves from STA Travel to become head of product and innovation for UK and Ireland and Amanda Kotenko, previously with American Express, is named as head of UK account management.
She will be responsible for defining large-scale initiatives as part of Amadeus’s market expansion plans, managing these initiatives from incubation to market release, and ensuring their commercial success.
Kotenko will lead a team that develops and maintains customer partnerships in the UK.
UK and Ireland managing director Champa Magesh said: “Clare’s extensive experience in the travel sector and expertise in the development of new solutions to meet ever changing market conditions will help reinforce Amadeus’ position as a leading innovator.
“We welcome her insight into how we can best equip our customers and the wider industry to take advantage of exciting opportunities in mobile, payments and travel retailing.
“Amanda has significant leadership experience in enabling customer success based on a deep understanding of their unique opportunities and challenges.
“She has a strong commercial acumen and a collaborative style that customers will love.
“I’m confident that Amanda’s results-oriented approach will be another great addition to our high performing UK management team.”