Flight Centre Travel Group has appointed industry outsider Peter Gianusso to the role of Global Chief Technology Officer, Core Systems, for its Corporate Division.
He was previously Vice President Technology, Transformation at Prudential Financial.
An announcement from Flight Centre said Gianusso’s “background in building shared service environments at globally diversified businesses fit well into the travel industry ecosystem”.
Based at the company’s Americas headquarters in Montvale, New Jersey, he will be responsible for overseeing the central platforms, which include the global data consolidation platform, a business rule and automation platform used to improve data quality and travel automation, and centralised traveller profile and API platforms.
“Having been an extensive corporate traveller myself, I am excited to be joining a truly unique market leader in the corporate travel space,” said Gianusso.
“I am looking forward to helping drive IT strategy, architecture and innovation at a global level while delivering positive business outcomes to our customers in the marketplace.”