Amadeus strengthens its rail business with new appointment

Amadeus strengthens its rail business with new appointment

Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, announces the appointment of senior rail executive Thomas Drexler as Director of Rail, Amadeus.

Drexler brings a wide knowledge of the travel industry. In his most recent role, Thomas was Vice President of Sales at Deutsche Bahn, where he held commercial roles for the last eight years. Previously, Thomas worked at Lufthansa in Online Sales, Lufthansa IT Services and also for two years at Start Amadeus (currently Amadeus Germany) in Corporate Development and Strategy.

The appointment of Thomas follows the company’s recent establishment of a new businesses division, led by Francisco Pérez-Lozao, to invest in the company’s diversification and grow its hotel, rail, ground transportation and airport IT businesses.

“We welcome Thomas to our team and the technology, business and leadership expertise that he will bring to Amadeus” commented Francisco Pérez-Lozao, Vice President New Businesses, Amadeus. “Thomas’s combination of experience in the travel distribution, airline and rail industries are rather unique and make him an ideal person to lead Amadeus Rail in times of rail deregulation and inter modal travel.”

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