Amadeus has announced John Dabkowski is to join the company’s Airline IT business unit.
Dabkowski will join Amadeus as vice president airline commercial and will assume responsibility for commercial activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and the Americas.
Dabkowski joins Amadeus from Navitaire, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture.
Navitaire provides technology and business solutions to the airline industry on an outsourced basis.
Dabkowski was managing director at Navitaire.
“We are delighted to welcome an executive of John’s calibre to Amadeus.
“His track record is second to none in the industry and he brings with him a wealth of experience and insight that will be invaluable as we seek to extend our leadership in IT solutions,” said Julia Sattel, senior vice president, Airline IT at Amadeus.
“His arrival is great news for Amadeus and great news for our customers, as we are confident that he will play a significant role in the development and execution of our strategy.”
Dabkowski’s career in the technology industry stretches back more than 30 years to when he joined GEC Avionics direct from university.
He will report to Julia Sattel and be based in Amadeus’ headquarters in Madrid.