Trying To Sign More North America TMCs, Amadeus Globalizes Agency, Corporate Roles

Amadeus is reorganizing its travel agency and corporate business lines to focus on global customer sectors rather than geographies. Two of its more recognizable execs in North America are leaving. Amadeus SVP of travel channels Decius Valmorbida said the departures of North America COO Vic Pynn and chief marketing officer Scott Alvis, while "difficult" decisions, were natural outcomes of the restructuring.

Valmorbida's group now focuses on travel agencies globally, sorted into the online, business travel and retail groups. Based in Dallas, Rajiv Rajian leads the global business travel agency unit. Currently Amadeus North America CEO, Scott Gutz will head . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.