Claude Giafferri becomes President of Amadeus' Sophia Antipolis site
Former Vice-President of the Amadeus IT Solutions unit, Claude Giafferri has become President of its Sophia Antipolis site.
Amadeus, one of the world leaders in providing solutions to the travel industry for managing the distribution and selling of travel services, has officially appointed Claude Giafferri as President of the Sophia Antipolis site, dedicated primarily to developing the Amadeus Group's product range and incorporating the business functions for supporting and managing Amadeus' customers and markets. This site currently employs over 2,700 people and supports almost 1,800 service providers.
Claude Giafferri's appointment comes at the same time as that of Hervé Couturier as Executive Vice-President of Research and Development, following the retirement of Jean-Paul Hamon.
Claude Giafferri has a wealth of over 30 years experience in the travel industry. Formerly head of Commercial Affairs, Product Planning and Development and Information Systems at Air France, Claude Giafferri joined Amadeus as Director responsible for the product portfolio in 1991, he was appointed Vice-President for IT solutions for the key accounts of multinational travel agencies. Since September 2011, he has held the position of Vice-President - Deputy General Manager of Amadeus Sophia Antipolis.
Claude Giafferri will coordinate the companies various functions. He will continue to maintain close relationships with local economic and political bodies, research institutes and teaching establishments.
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