Source: SITA

SITA, a global leader in technology solutions for the air transportation industry, announced the appointment of Shawn Gregor as the new President of its Americas’ division.  The executive’s extensive resume includes supervision of digital transformation programs for industry clients, with a focus on the Americas region, including the United States and Canada.

Gregor’s career includes significant leadership positions, most recently vice president and travel and transportation industry leader at IBM. Previously, the he contributed significantly to the companies Infosys Technologies Limited and Accenture, where he developed several strategic business units.

The executive has dual citizenship, American and Canadian, and has an MBA in Finance from the Michael G. DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University; and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Ontario.

Gregor expressed his excitement about the new role, saying: “I am excited and ready to join SITA, a company renowned for its innovative spirit and collaborative approach within the air transport industry. The vision of reinventing travel and transportation aligns perfectly with my personal interests and experience. I look forward to expanding our technology and SITA connections with the sector, offering solutions that improve the travel experience of customers throughout the Americas.”

“We are delighted to welcome Shawn to the SITA leadership team,” added Carlos Kaduoka, who served as interim president for the Americas for the first half of this year. “Shawn’s extensive experience and proven track record in the transportation and IT sectors make him the ideal person to drive our growth and innovation in the Americas. His leadership will be instrumental in continuing our mission of providing cutting-edge solutions for the aviation industry.”

Shawn Gregor will be responsible for leading SITA’s operations and driving strategic initiatives across the Americas region, further strengthening the company’s commitment to delivering exceptional value to its customers.