Travel technology executive Ian Wheeler is joining the board of air fare intelligence provider Infare as non-executive chairman.
Wheeler’s career includes 13 years at Amadeus plus roles at Thomas Cook, Hertz and OAG.
He has also been involved as a non-executive director at JacTravel, Vayant Travel Technologies, Cabforce, Traveltainment and Vacation.com.
He is currently president of Travelfusion, non-executive director of Tungsten Corporation and special partner in the travel and technology sector for private equity firm Vitruvian Partners, whose investments in travel have included Skyscanner, JacTravel and OAG.
Wheeler is the second recent senior addition to the team.
Nils Gelbjerg-Hansen, chief executive of Copenhagen-based Infare, says: “Ian has an impressive track record, giving him an expert understanding of what it takes to grow travel technology businesses successfully.
His advice and connections will be invaluable in guiding Infare through its next phase of growth.”
Wheeler added: “I am delighted to join as chairman of Infare to support the team in their plans to expand the scope and use of our business analytics and data services.
“It is a dynamic business with a talented team combining both airline sector and data science skills.”