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Amadeus Lebanon appoints new General Manager

Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, today announced the appointment of Selim R. Boutros as the General Manager for Amadeus Lebanon.

In his new role, Selim will be instrumental in strengthening and consolidating Amadeus’ position in Lebanon.

Amadeus Lebanon, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amadeus IT Group, commenced operations in August 2009 and has reinforced its reach and market position as the preferred technology partner to travel agents, airlines and the hospitality sector in Lebanon. With the creation of Amadeus Lebanon, Amadeus IT Group concludes its expansion within the MENA region with a presence in every country in the framework of a 10 year exclusive ‘Global Cooperation Agreement’ with 13 Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO).

Commenting on the appointment, Antoine Medawar, Vice President, Amadeus MENA, said, “Selim’s strong background in Finance and Auditing and his understanding and previous work experience in this region will be invaluable to the new role. Amadeus Lebanon is one of our newly opened businesses in the region and by bringing on board new leadership we are well positioned to meet the needs of the local travel and hospitality sector.”

Previously, Selim was in charge of Finance and Administration for Besix Group Middle East, a Belgian conglomerate of companies active globally in the construction, environment and engineering sector.

Selim has a Masters degree in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics & Political Science and a Bachelor in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut.