EasyRMS Appoints Industry Expert, Gavin Simonds, as Non-executive Chairman

  • Infor, Revenue Management
  • 06.09.11
EasyRMS, a leading international provider of SaaS revenue and yield management solutions, announced the recent appointment of Gavin Simonds as non-executive chairman.

Simonds’ impressive career saw him as a director of the merchant bank, Kleinwort Benson, where he specialized in the hotel sector, before becoming joint managing director of InterContinental Hotels Group, the global deluxe property brand.

He has since served as non-executive chairman of a variety of companies including Peacocks plc, the value fashion chain, and The Club Company, a health and fitness and hotels operator. He is currently chairman of Snell, a provider of solutions and services to the digital media market.

Commenting upon his appointment, Simonds said, “Paul and Christophe and the entire EasyRMS team have done an extraordinary job over the last 12 years establishing a strong market presence and a highly successful base for the business. I am immensely impressed by what has been achieved and it is a privilege to be asked to join the board at this exciting time, and to help the company grow and develop still further.”

“We are delighted to welcome Gavin as non-executive chairman to the board of EasyRMS,” said Paul Margaillan, CEO. “He brings with him a set of wide-ranging skills and his vast and proven experience in hotel, leisure, retail and multisite organizations will undoubtedly benefit our company as we continue to expand on an international level.  We see great additional strength with such an industry expert on the board and look forward to tapping into Gavin’s knowledge and insight as he provides valuable mentorship moving forward.”

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