Luis Maroto Becomes Amadeus President & CEO

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Luis Maroto, former Deputy CEO of Amadeus, has replaced David V. Jones as President & CEO of the company.

Luis Maroto became President & CEO of Amadeus on 1 January 2011. From January 2009 to December 2010, Luis was Deputy CEO of Amadeus, with global responsibility for the strategy of the company from the financial, internal audit, legal and human resources perspectives.

Luis joined Amadeus in 1999 as Director, Marketing Finance. In that role, he was instrumental in supporting Amadeus commercial organisation throughout its international expansion and consolidation, supervising the strategic and financial control of over 50 Amadeus subsidiaries around the world.

He was promoted in 2003 to Chief Financial Officer (CFO), taking responsibility for the global Amadeus Finance organisation.

Prior to joining Amadeus, Luis held several managerial positions at the Bertelsmann Group.

A Spanish citizen, Luis holds a degree in Law from the Complutense University, Madrid, an MBA from the IESE Business School and further postgraduate qualifications from Harvard Business School and Stanford.

Talking about his new role, Luis Maroto, President & CEO of Amadeus, said, It is an honour for me to take on the position of President & CEO of Amadeus and I take up this challenge with huge enthusiasm and look forward to working with our customers, employees and investors in this exciting and growing industry. I am confident that, alongside the companys outstanding team of professionals, we will ensure that Amadeus continues to be a great company to do business with and continues to lead innovation in the travel and tourism industry.

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