has announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) J. Boles, Jr. to the newly created position of executive vice president, sales and marketing. Boles oversees product development, sales, property systems development and marketing for Dallas-based Pegasus Solutions.
Boles brings more than 20 years of information technology services experience to Pegasus Solutions. Most recently, as president of AimNet Solutions, Boles was the driving force behind the launch of the IT/network professional and managed services company in January 2001. The company recently turned EBITDA positive despite the difficult IT environment, attesting to Boles’ leadership skills and technology acumen.
Prior to AimNet, Boles spent 18 years with IBM, the majority of that time in executive positions with IBM’s Global Services unit. As vice president of sales and support of the network services organization within IBM Global Services ? the largest and fastest-growing area of IBM in the mid-1990s ? Boles was responsible for revenues of $1.5 billion, sales, account management, product marketing and support for clients within the United States and around the world.
“Throughout his career, Bob has focused on linking technology solutions to business processes and applications within numerous industries, which dovetails well for our business serving the hospitality and travel industries,” said John F. Davis III, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Pegasus Solutions. “Bob’s experience and expertise will play a critical role going forward as we continue enhancing the products and services we deliver to hotels, travel agencies, tour operators and other industry suppliers.”
“After two decades working with global clients, I come to the travel industry very aware that superior services are vital to companies that generate thousands of transactions every day,” said Boles. “I am delighted to join John Davis and the Pegasus team, and I look forward to interacting with the company’s clients and prospects as we explore better ways to meet the hospitality industry’s ever-evolving technology and service requirements.”
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