TravelCLICK Names Dhar Chief Information Officer

  • TravelClick
  • 11.06.06
Abhinav (Abhi) Dhar has joined the TravelCLICK leadership team as chief information officer (CIO) to direct the company's pioneering technology strategy and the development of its integrated distribution and marketing applications for hoteliers worldwide.

Dhar is a seasoned information technology executive experienced in travel distribution technology and ecommerce systems with a specialty in software development, information technology management and rapid development strategies.

Before joining TravelCLICK, Dhar served as the applications chief technology officer (CTO) in the Galileo Americas organization within Travelport, responsible for the application architecture of its GDS platform. Joining Travelport's predecessor, Cendant, he served as Cendant vice president of travel distribution product delivery and vice president of the corporate strategic technology solutions group. Before becoming the Galileo applications CTO, he was the CTO of Gullivers Travel/Octopustravel, an international travel distribution company based in London and a business unit within Travelport. There, he led the company's information technology organization through acquisition, remediation and integration activities into the Cendant organization. He also has been a principal consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers' management consulting unit.

Dhar holds a master's degree in engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a bachelor's degree in engineering from University of Mysore in India.

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