Travel Industry Veteran Mark Egan Joins Farelogix Team
Farelogix Customer Engagement Team Expands in Response to Escalating Global Demand for Airline-Controlled Commerce Platform
MIAMI–April 18, 2013– Farelogix announced today that Mark Egan has joined the company as Vice President, Sales and Business Development. As a member of Farelogix’ expanded airline customer engagement team, Mr. Egan will focus on sales of the Farelogix Airline Commerce Gateway, the company’s multi-channel commerce and retailing platform.
“Over the past few months, there has been a groundswell of interest in Farelogix as the industry shifts toward a modernized, customer-centric and personalized marketplace that gives the airlines the ability to genuinely compete for the customer with each and every transaction,” says Jim Davidson, President and CEO of Farelogix. “Adding Mark to the Farelogix sales team is a major step in our global growth and will improve our ability to promote, sell, and better service the rising demand for our state-of-the-art solutions.”
Mr. Egan brings to the Farelogix team extensive experience working with airline executives from around the world. Most recently, he was at TRX, where he was responsible for global airline sales for the past 7 years. Additionally, Mr. Egan has held a number of positions within the travel industry, including the Director of Sales for XTRA On-Line Corporation and Director, Business Development at OAG, the world’s leading publisher and supplier of airline schedule information.
“I am thrilled to be joining the team at Farelogix. The company is leading the way in airline distribution, and I look forward to contributing to the global growth of the Farelogix footprint in the travel industry,” says Mr. Egan. “I’ve known Jim and many others on the team for quite some time now, so this is an exciting opportunity on a personal, as well as a professional level.”
Mr. Egan will report to Mel Trudeau, Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President, Business Development at Farelogix.
Farelogix is a recognized leader and innovator in the travel industry. Its groundbreaking technology is modernizing the airline commerce and distribution landscape, and is used by several of the world’s leading airlines. The company’s flagship Airline Commerce Gateway is a technology platform comprised of fully integrated and optimized components for airline-controlled distribution, shopping, pricing, merchandising, and retailing across channels. Recognized for its pioneering role in creating the distribution innovation known today as NDC, Farelogix now provides NDC (Level 4 certified) distribution for more than 20 airlines with connectivity to 10 major PSS systems. The company’s “Offer and Delivery Engines” (shopping/pricing, merchandising, availability calculation, schedule building, and NDC API) enable airlines to create, control, and deliver their offers independent of their PSS or GDS. These engines also represent the industry’s only shopping and merchandising suite designed for extreme high volume searching with infinite scalability in alignment with the NDC vision. Farelogix is headquartered in Miami, Florida, with offices in Toronto, Canada; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For additional information, visit www.farelogix.com.