ATCORE, the market-leading travel technology group, today announces that Mike Croucher has joined the group as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Mike’s appointment marks the continued delivery of the strategic growth plan of the ATCORE Group, which is focused on product enhancement, new customer growth and a targeted acquisition strategy to drive international expansion.
Mike is a successful technology leader with extensive experience of driving the innovation agenda across global travel businesses. Mike has held several high-profile roles spanning the travel industry including Chief Technology Officer at British Airways and most recently Chief Architect, and Head of Technology and Strategy at Travelport.
Following a successful period of onboarding new customers including easyJet Holidays and DER Touristik, ATCORE has significant demand from additional new customers which will accelerate growth post COVID. Mike’s appointment will further enhance the technology leadership and capability of the organisation. Specifically, he will focus on leading ATCORE’s Product and Technology Roadmaps and help diversify ATCORE via product differentiation and potential acquisitions.
ATCORE CEO Dave Cruickshank commented: “I am excited to announce Mike will join the ATCORE team, it’s a real coup to have him join our business. He has such an extensive and unique background across the travel industry, he will be an excellent addition to the team, I am delighted to work with him as we continue invest in our market leading products and deliver our ambitious growth plan.”
Mike Croucher commented: "I am excited about joining ATCORE and the opportunity to work with the talented and experienced team that is delivering market leading solutions to the travel industry. This has been a challenging time, as the industry recovers ATCORE’s technology enables our customers the ability to offer flexible and differentiated travel experiences that the traveller is looking for in the digital era. I am joining an exceptional company with a clear opportunity to build upon the great products and technology that already exist to further grow and challenge the market."