Amadeus has appointed Sarah Samuel as Head of
Airport IT - Asia Pacific and Sunil Ankalgi as Head of Sales and
Account Management for Airport IT - Asia Pacific.
Sarah, who previously held the role of Head of Sales
and Account Management, Asia Pacific, is now responsible for growing the Airport IT business in the
region, overseeing sales, solution design, delivery, operations,
and all commercial aspects of the airport unit within Amadeus.
Based in Singapore, she
will report to the Head of Airport IT, John Jarrell.
Prior to joining Amadeus, Sunil was a Senior
Commercial Manager, Airport Services - APAC at SITA. In his new
role, he will be responsible for selling and managing customer
relations in the APAC region. Sunil will report to Sarah
Head of Airport IT, Amadeus, said, “Sarah is well on her way to
growing our airport business. Under her leadership Amadeus has
already won significant contracts, including major Asian airports.
Now we’re pleased to welcome Sunil to our team. Both will have a
big focus on driving innovation and delivering high-quality
solutions across the business. We are a forward-looking
organization and providing solutions which move the industry
forward is key to what we do. I have every confidence in Sarah and
Sunil to drive that.”
Sarah has over 22 years of industry experience,
having held roles at SITA, Kuala Lumpur International Airport and
Xybase Malaysia before joining Amadeus in 2014. Sarah is a
prominent voice within the airport IT industry. She regularly
attends airport events across Asia, speaking on behalf of Amadeus
and talking to a range of issues facing the local industry.
Sunil also has over 20 years’ of experience in
sales and business development with 11 years of business
development and sales of airport systems in APAC.