— Industry veteran rounds out Mercator team

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and LONDON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Mercator Solutions FZE ("Mercator"), today announced that airline industry veteran Kishore Pallamreddy has joined its management team as Chief Products and Technology Officer (CPTO), taking responsibility for the development of its industry-leading products.

Headquartered in Dubai, Mercator is a leading provider of software and technology-enabled outsourcing solutions to the global aviation industry helping airlines to get passengers and cargo to their destinations safely and on time. Recently acquired by leading global equity firm Warburg Pincus, the company’s range of products and business process management solutions support the operations of leading carriers across the globe.

Kishore brings an accomplished track record developing innovative IT products specifically designed for the airline industry. His 18 year career at Sabre Holdings includes stints in both the US and India, culminating in the role of SVP of Travelocity IT and leader of the 850 person Sabre Global Development team.

David Tibble, Mercator’s Executive Chairman, commented, "I am delighted that Mercator has attracted a CPTO of Kishore’s caliber to build upon our leadership position in the global aviation industry. Under his direction, we will enhance and develop our product offerings and take the business to the next level."

Kishore Pallamreddy added, "There is untapped opportunity to harness the power of technology to transform the global aviation industry and reduce its operational complexity. I look forward to building upon Mercator’s product vision and quality to deliver tangible results to our industry’s leaders."

About Mercator
Mercator is a leading provider of software and tech-enabled outsourcing solutions to the global aviation industry. We help airlines to deliver on the promise they make to their customers – getting passengers and cargo to their destinations – safely and on time.

Our aviation heritage, built from years of experience in developing IT solutions specifically for airlines – gives us unrivalled insight. Our specialised team of aviation experts developed a specific portfolio of solutions, rigorously testing them in the real world. Our key products and services include Cargo Operations and Management, Financial Solutions, Loyalty CRM, and Passenger Reservation & Departure Control. These technologies manage critical processes for all segments of the aviation industry: award-winning carriers, hybrid, low-cost, regional, national and international airlines. For more information please visit www.mercator.com.

Michele Drummond
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