Airangel appoints Taylor as chairman

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UK: Wifi provider Airangel has appointed Roger Taylor as chairman.

Taylor has a decade of senior leadership positions with technology-enabled growth companies serving the global hospitality and travel industry. Initially, CEO of Quadriga Worldwide, the second largest global provider of hotel TV, WiFi and network services, Taylor was latterly chairman of Hoppa, Europe's largest provider of airport transfers, iRiS Software Systems, guest service and requests mobile software, and for the past two years a non-executive director at Airangel.

His new remit is "to provide support, context, and to challenge the executive management team as Airangel accelerates on its journey from a UK managed service provider to a global WiFi software business".

Taylor said: "I'm excited to be working with Dean and the team to bring user focused innovation to the WiFi software markets and help embrace the excitement and challenge of scaling our solutions, infrastructure and relationships as we service more of the Tier 1 market. With installations in 46 countries in Tier 1 brands such as Marriott, Starwood, Accor, IHG, Get Living London, Movenpick, and Minor International, Airangel are in prime position to increase their global footprint."

Dean Wilkinson, Airangel CEO, said: "Roger has significant experience as a leader in the Hospitality Technology sector, and I and my fellow directors value his expertise and insight, which have been apparent during his time as Non-Executive Director. I strongly believe with Roger's increased influence, we are well positioned to execute on strategies to drive significant international growth.


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