Two divisions / Michael Ehlers joins the Executive Board
InteRES GmbH implemented a new organisational structure to strengthen the focus on customer segments. With its two new divisions Airline Solutions and Travel Distribution, InteRES is now in the position to fully cover the distribution value chain when it comes to air travel sales serving airlines, tour operators and travel agencies.
With the implementation of the new organisational structure, the IT specialist Michael Ehlers was appointed as Director Software Development for the division Travel Distribution, effective July 1st, 2017. He will join the Executive Board alongside with Volker Herrmann (CEO), Anke Hsu (Customer Experience Officer) and Alexander von Bernstorff (Director Airline Solutions).
Alexander von Bernstorff, who started with InteRES June 1st, 2016, heads up the division Airline Solutions. Already for almost 15 years InteRES powers the Swiss Airlines IBE, which is a fine example for InteRES technology solutions for airlines. Under the leadership of the airline distribution and NDC*) expert Alexander von Bernstorff, InteRES will further develop its Airline Solutions, specifically in airline retailing based on NDC. “Our experience in developing and operating software for airlines is now concentrated in the division Airline Solutions. This also will benefit all InteRES clients on the travel distribution side, large tour operators and travel agencies, and underline InteRES´s leading position in air travel technology”, stated CEO Volker Herrmann.
Von Bernstorff has a broad experience in the air travel industry and held positions with Thomas Cook Business Travel, Amadeus and Lufthansa. He was very involved in IATA´s NDC committees since the beginning of the development of NDC.
Michael Ehlers works for InteRES since 2004 and already held various leadership positions. In his last position he was responsible for Agency Solutions and led the development of new front-ends for travel agencies. CEO Volker Herrmann explains: “Michael Ehlers is a very skilled software expert and brings in his deep experience in software development as well as his passion for the travel industry.” With his new position Michael Ehlers leads the technical development of InteRES´s solutions within the division Travel Distribution.