David Kelly announced as Chairman of the ATCORE Group
Amazon, eBay, Rackspace, Love Home Swap, Holiday Extras, On the Beach and now the ATCORE Group
- David Kelly announced as new Chairman of the leading travel technology group.
The travel technology group, ATCORE, has today announced David Kelly as its new Chairman. Kelly brings significant experience of fast growing B2B business. David’s speciality is leading internet and technology businesses, from start-ups to fast-scaling and established global brands. David’s appointment supports the strategic growth plan of the ATCORE Group, focusing on a targeted acquisition strategy and driving international expansion.
ATCORE CEO Dave Cruickshank commented “It’s fantastic for the business to have David join as Chairman. His outstanding track record in fast growth businesses, deep technology heritage along with his experience in the travel sector is going to be invaluable as we work together to deliver our strategy.”
Kelly is currently Chairman of Simply Business and acts as a Non-Executive Director at Camelot, Trinity Mirror, Holiday Extras and On the Beach. Previously, David was Chairman of Love Home Swap, SVP of Rackspace International, COO at eBay Inc. (Europe), COO at lastminute.com and Operations Director at Amazon.co.uk.
The ATCORE Group is one of the UK’s most established and innovative travel technology groups, powering global leisure operators for over 35 years.
Its market-leading suite of travel technology solutions is integral to the continued success of the household names it powers. Names such as: TUI, Thomas Cook, Center Parcs, Mark Warner and Saga.
Each year ATCORE technology platforms support over 15 million holidays and over £12 billion in bookings for its partners.