Pegasus Solutions Names Rainer Gruber Senior Vice President of Client Services
Company and Industry Veteran Brings 20+ Years to New Position Driving Guest Room Sales
DALLAS (October 15, 2012) - Pegasus Solutions has named industry veteran Rainer Gruber as senior vice president of client services. In this new role, Gruber will manage a global team serving Pegasus’ nearly 100,000 hotel clients to find new ways to drive business, including consultative distribution opportunities, new distribution partners and improved access to corporate travel planners.
Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Gruber has been with Pegasus for 12 years in positions ranging from regional director of sales and marketing to global vice president of revenue generation management.
“Rainer’s expertise and enthusiasm for driving guest room sales to our hotel clients is evident in the tangible results he has delivered,” said David Millili, chief executive officer of Pegasus Solutions. “His actual hotel experience combined with the many roles he has held at Pegasus make him a natural fit for this role supervising client services across the organization.”
Gruber most recently managed global revenue management activities for Pegasus’ hotel clients. He entered the industry as a general manager assistant at Bell Inn and Hill House in Essex, England. He then served in several roles within the Accor group in Austria and Germany, including front office, sales, and global sales and product management for ten years before joining Pegasus in 2000.
About Pegasus Solutions
Pegasus Solutions is the world’s lead provider of technology and services to hotels and travel distributors, serving approximately 90,000 hotels around the globe, and the majority of the world’s travel agencies. Offering award-winning solutions for booking, distribution, and commission processing services, Pegasus also offers a full array of strategic online marketing solutions and accommodation booking options through its Open Hospitality division. The company also delivers hotel marketing representation services through Utell® Hotels & Resorts, and powersthe niche consumer website www.HotelBook.com™, which is dedicated to promoting independent and boutique hotels worldwide.Through itswidely followed monthly data report The Pegasus View, Pegasus is also recognized as the only hospitality company to report regularly on both business and leisure bookings, for which it was awarded a Stevie Award in 2011.
Pegasus has 22 offices in 12 countries, including regional hubs in Dallas, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, please visit www.Pegs.com, www.OpenHospitality.com, or www.Utell.com.
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