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Champa Magesh Appointed MD for Amadeus UK & Ireland

Champa Magesh Appointed MD for Amadeus UK & Ireland

Amadeus IT Group has appointed Champa Magesh as Managing Director for UK and Ireland, effective 1st June 2015. Champa will be based at Amadeus UK’s head office at Gatwick Airport, replacing former Managing Director Diane Bouzebiba, who has been promoted to Director of Distribution Strategic Initiatives at Amadeus headquarters in Madrid.

Champa Magesh, appointed Managing Director, Amadeus UK & Ireland, from 1st June 2015

Champa Magesh, appointed Managing Director, Amadeus UK & Ireland, from 1st June 2015

 

Champa, who has been Vice President and General Manager for UK, Ireland and Switzerland with American Express Global Business Travel, will be responsible for overseeing business strategies across all channels in corporate and leisure travel, leading Amadeus’ initiatives to grow the brand in the UK and Ireland while driving technological innovation. She will spearhead Amadeus’s ongoing transformation of the UK and Irish customer experience and assist the team in developing the business and diversifying the company’s solutions and services portfolios.

David Doctor, Vice President WEMEA said: “I am delighted to welcome Champa to the Amadeus UK & Ireland team. Her experience in overseeing and growing the profitability of a range of business units on an international level will be a huge asset to Amadeus and bring a depth of understanding that our customers and partners will really benefit from. These are exciting times for Amadeus as we build on significant gains achieved in 2014. We are excited that she is on board as we continue to grow our business and brand in the UK and Irish markets.”

Champa has a wealth of commercial and travel experience, having previously held the role of Vice President and General Manager, UK, Ireland and Switzerland at American Express Global Business Travel, where she was responsible for client management, sales, premium revenue lines, and a range of staff groups. She has also held a number of different functional and commercial roles across many international companies in diverse sectors such as travel, technology, pharmaceutical distribution and mining.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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