Accelya, a leading provider of technology solutions to the global airline and travel industry, has announced the appointment of Jim Davidson as its Chief Executive Officer. Davidson succeeds John Johnston, who transitioned from the CEO position in November but continues as a special advisor to the Accelya Board of Directors. Davidson will assume the position immediately, providing a seamless transition from his role of President and Chief Strategy Officer, where he has been leading Accelya over the past three months.
Davidson is a recognised industry leader, having taken part in the evolution of airline distribution and commerce for more than 25 years. Davidson has served as President and CEO of NTE, President and CEO of Amadeus Global Travel, North America, Head of Sales and Marketing at System One and VP of Marketing at Reed Travel Group / OAG. It was as CEO of Farelogix, prior to its acquisition by Accelya, that Davidson oversaw the building of its New Distribution Capability (NDC) solutions and established a DNA of transformative innovation. Today these solutions have become a key element of Accelya´s FLX Platform.Email Post to a Friend