CellPoint Mobile Appoints Stephane Druet as Global Head of Marketing
Former Travelport and Amadeus executive will accelerate CellPoint Mobile’s brand, product portfolio and revenue growth
LONDON – October 8, 2018 - CellPoint Mobile, a leading global provider of digital commerce and payment solutions for the airline and travel sectors, announced today that Stephane Druet has joined its executive leadership team as Senior Vice President, Global Head of Marketing. As the company moves into a new phase of growth, Stephane will guide the evolution of CellPoint Mobile’s product portfolio to meet new market needs. Stephane is also charged with driving the company’s global marketing and communication strategy to accelerate revenue growth in all travel verticals.
“Stephane brings a deep understanding of the digital travel market combined with proven marketing, strategy and leadership skills developed with leading travel technology companies,” said Kristian Gjerding, CEO of CellPoint Mobile. “He will be instrumental in scaling our brand, product portfolio, and global revenues, as well as in marketing our unique value proposition.”
Stephane has spent over 20 years helping businesses in the travel and technology sectors increase market share through innovative growth strategies. Prior to joining CellPoint Mobile, Stephane ran Digital Skies Consulting where he designed and executed go-to-market and growth strategies for travel tech companies. Previously, Stephane was Vice President, Global Portfolio and Strategy at Travelport, and held various senior executive positions at global travel brands like Expedia and Amadeus. At Amadeus, Stephane led the Marketing & Strategy department for Airline IT and within just a few years established Amadeus as the undisputed leader of the Passenger Service System market.
“All travelers want to have a fast, frictionless and personalized experience when booking and paying for their flights, accommodations or any other travel service, whatever device they use,” commented Stephane Druet. “That’s exactly what CellPoint Mobile can provide to travel companies’ customers, increasing both their conversion rate and revenues. We see tremendous potential for travel companies to boost their digital commerce and payment transactions.”
Stephane will oversee the strategy driving the company’s expanded product portfolio, which now includes Voyage, a high performance, omni-channel digital commerce platform, Velocity, a dynamic payment platform connected to a leading eco-system of alternative forms of payment, and Vantage, an integrated campaign management platform to boost customer engagement. His understanding of the travel sector will also inform the re-articulation of the company’s value proposition and product marketing for the travel verticals it serves.
“As both a fintech and a travel-tech company, CellPoint Mobile is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of airlines, ground operators and hospitality brands,” continued Stephane Druet. “I’m excited to help this mobile-first company continue along its growth trajectory and accelerate the travel industry’s digital transformation.”
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