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SITA appoints Damian Hickey as Regional Vice President, South Asia and India

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SITA, a specialist provider of IT solutions to the air transport industry, has appointed Damian Hickey as Regional Vice President, South Asia and India.

Damian joins SITA from Amadeus where, as Vice President, Airline Business Group Asia Pacific, he was responsible for Amadeus airline distribution and IT businesses in the region.

From Dublin, Ireland, he commenced his career in Singapore with Westinghouses air travel products division. He later progressed to senior management roles in Wescan/Northrup Grumman in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa and North America where he drove the internet-based product line of business before joining travel distribution software company Datalex as SVP Commercial and General Manager, Asia Pacific.

SITA has a long history and presence in this region with over 400 customers, including airlines, airports, GDSs, governments and ground handlers, and over 590 employees in 28 countries providing services to the air transport industry.

In 2009, the company celebrates 60 years in business and recently was named by Frost & Sullivan, as Airport Support Service Provider of the Year in the region.

Hickey, who has an honours degree in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin, joins a team of over 400 air transport specialists based at SITAs regional headquarters in Singapore.

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