Accelya, a provider of financial and business intelligence solutions to the airline and travel industry, has appointed John Johnston as group chief executive officer. Johnston’s induction in Accelya’s leadership team is a part of the succession plan of Philippe Lesueur, president Accelya Group, who will continue to remain on the Board of Accelya companies and serve as an advisor.
Johnston was, until recently, CEO of Champ Cargosystems. During his career, he has held senior executive positions in several countries and has provided senior management and consulting services to a number of global airlines.
Commenting on his appointment, Johnston said, “Accelya is a great company and leader in its field, providing exceptional customer service. I am excited about the opportunity to drive further growth, expanding the global team and opening new markets.”
“We are happy to get John on board. John is a proven leader, with a great track record for growth and I am confident that he is the right person to lead the group.”, said Philippe Lesueur, president, Accelya Group.