IDeaS appoints industry leader Michael McCartan to drive growth in EMEA

IDeaS appoints industry leader Michael McCartan to drive growth in EMEA

The former Duetto managing director comes in to build 'next-level' partnerships with relationships with clients

IDeaS Revenue Solutions has underlined its intention to drive growth in the EMEA region with the appointment of former Duetto managing director Michael McCartan.

He has joined the automated revenue management software and services supplier as area vice president for the region.

IDeaS said McCartan will “drive the company’s growth and expansion in one of the hotel industry’s most strategic regions”. 

Russ Stanziale, chief sales and growth officer at IDeaS, said: “We are incredibly excited to have a growth leader like Michael join the IDeaS family. 

“Bringing onboard an industry leader of Michael’s calibre is one more step in our continued quest to be the most impactful choice for hoteliers and accommodations leaders to drive their commercial optimisation and business growth. 

“Michael’s experience, energy, and innovative reputation will be a great addition as we build next-level relationships with our clients, partners, and key industry influencers.”

McCartan added: “I am thrilled to join the undisputed leader in revenue management at a dynamic and promising time during the company’s growth. 

“I look forward to working with the talented and dynamic IDeaS team and accelerating the already impressive momentum in one of IDeaS’ most strategic growth regions.”

McCartan brig more than two decades’ experience to the role working with thousands of hotels, owners, and brands generate more revenue and improve profitability via the adoption of pricing automation and AI. 

In his hotel and travel technology career, he has held executive-level roles across a diverse set of industry segments applying pricing automation and AI in product management, business development, solution engineering, professional services, and consulting in large and well-known companies as well as early-stage start-ups.

IDeaS said the appointment “further amplifies unprecedented growth” which McCartan will further accelerate as the firm “demonstrates its commitment to a best-in-class client journey”.

As well as leading the EMEA business McCartan will also represent IDeaS as a thought leader and speaker at industry events.