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Accelya Appoints Chief Revenue Officer

Barcelona, Spain – September 14, 2022

  • Andrew Wilcock joins Accelya in newly created role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), based in UK.
  • Arrives from IBM following 20 years of senior roles, most recently as Vice President, Ecosystems, UK & Ireland.
  • Appointment forms part of Accelya’s focus on talent to promote the transformation of the air transport industry for the better.

Accelya, a leading global provider of technology solutions to the travel industry, today announced the appointment of Andrew Wilcock in the newly created role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).

Andrew is based in the UK and will be a member of Accelya’s Executive Committee, driving the company’s commitment to NDC, One Order and route map for delivering NDC 2.0.

As CRO he will be responsible for all go-to-market functions as the company continues to drive value and innovation for its clients.

He joins from IBM where in a career lasting over 20 years he held a series of senior leadership positions, most recently as Vice President, Ecosystems, UK & Ireland.

“As the aviation sector bounces back rapidly I can’t think of a more exciting industry to join and within that a more innovative company than Accelya,” commented Andrew Wilcock, Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Accelya. “Building on our heritage as a leading global tech provider, we now also seek to define One Order and the route to NDC 2.0. I’m committed to driving further trust and relevance for our partners through innovation and co-creation.”

“Andrew’s unrivalled background at IBM – the world’s original and most innovative tech company – will be invaluable to our partners,” added José María Hurtado, Acting CEO of Accelya. “This appointment forms part of Accelya’s commitment to becoming the employer of choice in the air transport industry, and our focus on talent to promote the transformation of the industry for the better.”

About Accelya

Accelya is a leading global technology and service provider to the air transport industry, delivering innovative change at speed and scale.

The company´s market-leading passenger, cargo, and industry platforms support airline retailing from offer to settlement, both above and below the wing.

Over 250 airline customers count on Accelya, with operations spread across nine countries and employing over 2,000 professionals worldwide.​

For more than 40 years, Accelya has been the industry’s partner for change, simplifying airline financial and commercial processes and empowering the air transport community to take better control of the future.

Whether partnering with IATA on industry-wide initiatives or enabling digital transformation to simplify airline processes, Accelya drives the airline industry forward and proudly puts control back in the hands of airlines so they can move further, faster.

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Belvera Partners
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