Amadeus has named a new boss for its Airline IT business unit.
John Dabkowski joins the company on October 14 as vice president airline commercial and will assume responsibility for commercial activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and the Americas.
He joins Amadeus from airline technology and business solutions business Navitaire, where he was managing director.
Amadeus Airline IT senior vice president Julia Sattel said: “We are delighted to welcome an executive of John’s calibre to Amadeus. His track record is second to none in the industry and he brings with him a wealth of experience and insight that will be invaluable as we seek to extend our leadership in IT solutions.
“His arrival is great news for Amadeus and great news for our customers, as we are confident that he will play a significant role in the development and execution of our strategy.”
Dabkowski, who will be based at the company’s headquarters in Madrid, said: “Amadeus has a unique role in aviation, being at the heart of both IT and distribution for airlines. And with so much change in the industry right now there are many opportunities and challenges for the company and I’m very excited to be joining at this time and I’m looking forward to getting involved and making a contribution.”