The market-leading travel technology group, ATCORE, has today announced that Stephen Hewitt has joined the group as its new Chief People Officer (CPO).
Steve’s appointment will help further accelerate the strategic growth plan of the ATCORE Group, focussed on selling Atcom SaaS globally, diversifying into new segments within the travel industry and developing standalone modules in addition to the full Atcom Suite offering.
This announcement follows both easyJet Holidays and DER Touristik, two of Europe’s largest travel companies, signing as new customers over the last few months.
Steve has over 30 years of HR experience and has developed significant expertise in leading teams in high growth technology organisations. Prior to joining ATCORE, Steve led the global HR team at Lumesse, up to and through the company's eventual acquisition by Saba Inc. Steve has also held numerous other senior HR management roles in the technology sector, covering UK, European and Global remits.
In his new role at ATCORE Steve will be responsible for overseeing the extensive pool of existing talent, whilst further building the team and capabilities to deliver the groups ambitious growth plans.
ATCORE CEO Dave Cruickshank commented: “I am thrilled to announce Steve will be joining the ATCORE team, which is a real coup for ATCORE. Steve is a very talented person who had a number of very attractive opportunities, so it is a great endorsement of our company vision that Steve selected us.
His extensive experience of HR leadership together with his knowledge of the technology sector make him the perfect addition to the team, and I am excited to work with him as we deliver our ambitious plans.”
Steve commented, "I'm really excited to be joining ATCORE at this pivotal time in the company's development. We will be working to ensure that our people are ready and fully engaged to support the business as it pursues its growth ambitions, both in the UK and internationally."