Amadeus makes two key appointments

3rd Oct 2006

Amadeus has made two key appointments which will further strengthen its airline business in the Australasia and Pacific region.

John Chapman, Regional Director Pacific, Amadeus Airline Business Group

Based in Sydney, John is responsible for strategic development and maintenance of business and partnerships with airline providers in the Pacific region, encompassing Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and the South Pacific islands. In that capacity, he oversees commercial operations, business development and marketing support for Amadeus’ Airline Business Group across the region.

John brings over ten years’ experience in marketing to airlines, with a strong success record in airline reservations services sales and commercial business operations. Prior to joining Amadeus, John spent 15 years with Sabre Airline Solutions, where based in Sydney, he was responsible for building its airline hosting business in Asia Pacific. Before that, John held various senior positions in sales, account management and consulting within Sabre and American Airlines based in Dallas and London.

Erin Ganley, Account Manager, Australasia and South Pacific, Amadeus Airline Business Group.


Based in Sydney, Australia, Erin is responsible for managing and maintaining relationships with Amadeus’ strategic airline clients on multiple layers. Erin’s responsibilities include working with clients’ to maximize revenue generation through existing products and services, thus ensuring customers’ satisfaction.

Prior to joining Amadeus, Erin’s most recent role was as Account Manager with Navitaire.  She was also the Principal Business Analyst for Australian Airlines for two years and previous to that, worked with Qantas for more than 10 years in various positions, including Pricing Controller and Manager of Sales and Marketing Air Pacific Australia.

Commenting on their appointments, David Brett, President, Amadeus Asia Pacific said: “The Australasia and Pacific region is pivotal for Amadeus, where several of our key airline customers are based. It is also a demanding market, which requires that we deliver not only the best possible technologies and services, but also the best team on the ground.  Both John and Erin are outstanding individuals in their own field and their appointments will underscore our commitment to deliver this promise to our customers.”


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