Accelya, a leading provider of technology solutions to the global airline and travel industry, recently announced the appointment of Jim Davidson as its Chief Executive Officer. Davidson succeeds John Johnston, who transitioned from the CEO position in November but continues as a Special Advisor to the Accelya Board of Directors. Davidson will provide a seamless transition from his role of President and Chief Strategy Officer, where he has been leading Accelya over the past three months.

“I’m honored to be named CEO of Accelya,” said Davidson. “Over the past few months, I´ve been able to work with the executive team across all areas of the business and am energized by the Accelya team’s commitment to customer success. We are better positioned than ever to continue delivering innovation and game-changing solutions to the global airline and travel industry.”

Davidson is a recognized industry leader, having taken part in the evolution of airline distribution and commerce for more than 25 years. Davidson has served as President and CEO of NTE, President and CEO of Amadeus Global Travel, North America, Head of Sales and Marketing at System One, and VP of Marketing at Reed Travel Group / OAG. As CEO of Farelogix, before its acquisition by Accelya, Davidson oversaw the building of its New Distribution Capability (“NDC”) solutions and established a DNA of transformative innovation. Today these solutions have become a key element of Accelya´s FLX Platform.

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