Dublin, Ireland, 4 September 2023: Datalex plc ("Datalex", the "Company" or the "Group") (Euronext Growth Dublin: DLE), a market leader in digital retail technology focused on the airline market, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Rockett as Chief Executive Officer. Jonathan will join the board early in Q4 working alongside Sean Corkery, who recently announced his intention to retire from the Company, until the end of the year to ensure a seamless transition.
Jonathan joins Datalex from Ding, where he currently occupies the role of Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He has led the organisation in various strategic and financial areas and has made a significant contribution to the overall growth of the business, including a sale to private equity in 2021. He previously held senior positions in Paddy Power (now part of Flutter Entertainment Plc.) and PwC.
Commenting on Jonathan Rockett's appointment, Non-Executive Chairman of Datalex, David Hargaden said: "On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to be welcoming someone of Jonathan's calibre and experience to Datalex's senior leadership team. Given his past achievements across a variety of consumer-focused sectors, we see Jonathan as the ideal person to lead Datalex."
Jonathan Rockett, incoming CEO of Datalex, said: "I am very excited to be joining Datalex, a market leader in airline retail technology. The ability to provide an innovative digital retail experience across the full customer journey for some of the largest airline brands, really appeals to me. I am looking forward to working with the team, as we lead Datalex into its next phase. Given my background in finance, technology and strategic partnerships, I aim to use a combination of the existing capabilities within Datalex and build some new ones to unlock future growth opportunities."
Neil McLoughlin, Datalex plc
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Datalex's purpose is to transform airline retail. Datalex is a market leader in airline retail technology, offering unique products that enable airlines to drive revenue and profit as digital retailers. Datalex has a strong track record of delivering digital retail transformation for progressive airline brands worldwide. The Group is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, and maintains offices across Europe, the USA, China and Australia. In 2023, Datalex was awarded the 'Great Place to Work®' and 'Best Workplaces in Tech™' certifications. Datalex plc is a publicly listed company, on Euronext Growth, Dublin. Learn more at www.datalex.com