Cievents appoints new Corporate CTO for EMEA

Parent company of cievents, Flight Centre Travel Group, has appointed Michel Rouse as Corporate CTO EMEA in charge of technology solutions for its business travel and MICE brands.

Michel Rouse
Michel Rouse

Michel Rouse joins from leading global travel technology provider Amadeus where since 2006 he has held diverse high-level roles spanning research, development, product management, solution design and sales.  

"We are excited to welcome Michel on board as Corporate CTO," said Steve Norris, corporate managing director, Flight Centre Travel Group. "He has a vast knowledge and understanding of the travel technology industry, and practical experience in planning and matching modern complex solutions to the needs of customers both large and small. His experience will bring direct benefit as we grow our business and continue to innovate and enhance our technology offering in corporate travel."

Michel Rouse added: "I am delighted to join Flight Centre in this role, particularly after working so closely with staff on many different levels during my time at Amadeus. I look forward to continuing to reinforce the position of Flight Centre’s corporate brands as technology innovators in the business travel and MICE sectors."

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