Dublin, Ireland – 8 September 2022: Datalex plc (“Datalex”, the “Company” or the “Group”) (Euronext Growth Dublin: DLE), a market leader in digital retail technology focused on the airline market, today announced that it has appointed seasoned technology leader Brian Lewis as Chief Technology Officer, effective 3 October 2022, to accelerate Datalex’s technological innovation as it continues to evolve its digital retail offering at this pivotal time for the airline industry.
Lewis will lead Datalex’s evolving technology strategy for its next phase of growth, with a continued focus on emerging and adjacent technologies that are aligned with the company’s market leadership position in airline digital retailing.
His extensive experience in travel, innovation and technology includes previous roles as CTO at OpenJaw Technologies, senior technical architect at SITA and most recently he ran his own strategic and technical advisory consultancy. Lewis has also been instrumental in founding and participating in various industry innovation think tanks and industry bodies including IATA’s Airline Industry Retail Forum.
Commenting on the announcement, Sean Corkery, CEO of Datalex, said: “We are delighted to appoint Brian in the role of Chief Technology Officer, and to the group’s executive leadership team which we continue to strengthen as we grow the company. Brian is a highly experienced CTO with a career spanning key players in the airline industry as well as across a range of different sectors and business models. Brian’s impressive credentials leading technology and innovation strategy and scaling new capabilities for high performance, will be invaluable for the company’s next phase of growth and value creation for airlines.”
Brian Lewis said “I’m thrilled to join Datalex as Chief Technology Officer and to work with such a talented team at this exciting and pivotal time for both the company and our industry. Datalex has continued to innovate and expand on its market leading digital retail technology and product suite during this period of profound transformation for airlines and their customers. I’m looking forward to ensuring our airline partners get the most from Datalex’s suite of products by leading the next phase of our technological and strategic innovation.”