Olivier Hours is Head Industry Adoption - Distribution Programs. In this role he is responsible for defining NDC and One Order scope, business case, industry impact, engaging industry (airlines, travel agencies, IT providers, corporate buyers) and ensure adoption, understanding barriers and proposing solutions.
Olivier is graduate from ESCP Europe, leading French management school.
He has 25 year experience mostly in the airline industry. He held various managerial positions in Air France KLM, in Sales, Revenue Management, Distribution.
Oliver at a glance:
25 years’ work expertise in multicultural arena, managing international teams within a complex environment.
Studied and/or worked in France, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Hungary, Switzerland
Expertise in Sales, Distribution, Revenue Management and Pricing
1996-1998 Disneyland Paris
1998-2015 AF and AF/KL
Head of Pricing
Commercial Director North Europe
Director Distribution Systems and Strategy
General Manager Central and Eastern Europe
Head Industry Adoption - Distribution Programs
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.