Date
8 October 2012
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oAG Expands Strategic Team With Appointment Of New Commercial Director

Luton, 8 October 2012: In a move designed to drive forward the commercial development of its products for the aviation and travel sectors, OAG, the market leader in airline schedule data, has announced the appointment of Mark Clarkson as commercial director.

Clarkson will oversee all commercial activities, including customer relationship management, new product development and strategic partnerships.

Previously, Mark was vice president, consulting services with Airport Strategy and Marketing (ASM), where he was responsible for delivering client projects including new route development and network strategies. Mark led on a range of projects with varied clients in Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Caribbean assisting airports and Tourism Authorities to implement successful strategies in building sustainable air services. Mark joined ASM after six years with Durham Tees Valley Airport, part of the Peel Airports Group, where he was responsible for commercial and marketing functions including route development and airline relations.

John Grant, executive vice president of OAG, says: “We are delighted to welcome Mark into this role. He brings a wealth of industry experience which will benefit our customers as well as strengthen our commitment to providing the world’s most trusted scheduled airline data alongside a new generation of analytical products.”

A photo to accompany this press release can be found here.

Marc Cornelius

Managing Director & Founder

Marc has over 20 years’ international PR experience gained at leading agencies and in-house. He has specialised in aviation and travel for a decade, devising and overseeing successful international PR programmes and building 80:20 Communications into an acclaimed sector specialist.

Article Author Marc Cornelius