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Air Transport Industry Expert Joins SITA Team in North America

Air transport IT specialist SITA, today welcomed David Chambers to its growing North American sales team. Chambers brings more than 20 years of IT and air transport industry experience to his new role as Vice President of Sales in North America. In this position, Chambers will lead business development and grow SITA’s sales coverage throughout the region.

Paul Houghton, President, Americas Region for SITA, noted: “With Dave’s capabilities and years of experience working with large IT corporations as well as other companies from the air transport space, he brings extreme value to our growing team. Dave’s expertise and know-how is broad and impressive – covering management, sales and operations – we're excited to have him join SITA’s management team in North America.”

Prior to joining SITA, Chambers spent 15 years collectively in the air transport industry with Sabre Airline Solutions and American Airlines. During his time in the industry he held many roles including positions with BigMachines, Unisys and IBM.

David Chambers, Vice President of Sales, North America, SITA, said: “SITA is a visionary for the air transport industry worldwide. I’m excited to have joined the company’s team in North America during a time when there is so much innovation and SITA is developing solutions for a new era of travel. Our North American sales team is seamlessly working with customers to meet their needs by providing innovative and sophisticated solutions. I’m proud to be leading such an energetic and forward-looking team.”

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About SITA

SITA is the world's leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions. Owned by the industry, SITA delivers solutions to airlines, airports, GDSs and governments over the world’s most extensive communications network. Its portfolio covers every aspect of the industry from managed global communications, to passenger, baggage, flight and aircraft operations, border management and air-to-ground communications. With a presence at more than 400 airports around the world, SITA provides a unique service to its 450 air transport industry members and 2,800 customers in more than 200 countries. In 2012, SITA had consolidated revenues of US$1.57 billion.

SITA’s subsidiaries and joint ventures include OnAir, CHAMP Cargosystems and Aviareto. For further information go to www.sita.aero

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