SITA reveals new CIO appointment

16th Oct 2006

SITA has announced the appointment
of Jean-Pascal Aubert as Chief Information Officer.As a member of the Senior
Management Team, he reports directly to the CEO, Francesco Violante.

Jean-Pascal holds a PhD in Mathematics from the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Paris
and is also a graduate of ENSAE (Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de
l’Administration Economique) and the Harvard Business School. He has over 20 years
experience with leading IT companies. His early career experience was gained in
Alcatel in the development of innovative solutions in their research laboratory and
then with Areva (now Cogema) where he implemented the first European Client Server
project.  Jean-Pascal later joined Bull where he became Executive VP, Worldwide
Systems Integration, managing the international ERP implementation and having
responsibility for the CTO function.  His more recent career has been as CIO for
Bouygues Telecom and in the last five years as CIO of SFR Cegetel Group, two of the
largest fixed/mobile telecom operators in France.


Based at SITA’s international headquarters in Geneva, Jean-Pascal leads a
geographically spread team of IT experts. His responsibilities include the
development and management of SITA’s internal Information Technology (IT) and
defining standards of IT architecture across the organisation. He is also set to
play a key strategic role in “simplifying” IT operations for the air transport
industry across SITA’s portfolio of IT solutions.



Commenting on the appointment, Francesco Violante, SITA CEO, said, “Jean-Pascal
brings extensive experience to SITA that will maintain our position as the leader in
the provision of IT business solutions and communications services to the air
transport industry.”


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