and Vice President of Marketing and Sales
|MCLEAN, VA, January 13, 2003 - SynXis Corporation,
a leading provider of reservation management and distribution systems for
the hospitality industry, announced today the appointment of former Starwood
Senior Vice President, Rick Betz as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President
of Marketing and Sales. Betz will oversee all marketing and sales activities
along with operations and product strategy. The announcement was
made by Jim Kelly, president and CEO.
“After doing extensive research, I have found SynXis to be a company with an outstanding reputation in the industry for both innovative technology and excellent customer service,” Rick Betz said. “I am looking forward to being a part of such an exciting company and one that obviously places the highest value on their customers.”
Prior to his appointment, Betz was a Senior Vice President for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. His responsibilities there included establishing Strategic Sourcing as a dynamic organization within Starwood following the merger of 750 hotels consisting of such brands as Westin, Sheraton, St. Regis, and W Hotels. Prior to that, he held various positions of increasing responsibility at Alliant Foodservice including national leadership roles in Hospitality Sales.
SynXis' corporate headquarters are in McLean, VA, with offices in Denver, CO, and The Netherlands. For more information on SynXis and its products, please call 703-448-2530, e-mail email@example.com, or visit our Web site at www.synxis.com.
Carol C. Levitt
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