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Swisscom Hospitality Appoints Mark Holzberg Vice President,
The Americas and Global Managed Services


January 8, 2013 - Swisscom Hospitality Services announced today that Mark Holzberg has joined the company as Vice President, The Americas and Global Managed Services. Mark has been tasked to strengthen Swisscom’s presence in the Americas and its managed services business globally, as the international hotel industry’s leading network operator and provider of managed services, while building on the company’s existing footprint of more than 250 partner hotels in North America and over 2’000 properties worldwide.

Mark Holzberg has over 20 years of experience building and running companies in the hospitality technology space. As CEO of Lorica Solutions he pioneered the marketing of a managed services offering for the hospitality industry based on Internet Protocol (IP) technology.  Subsequent to selling Lorica to XETA Technologies in 2010, he organized and ran XETA’s hospitality business, whose product portfolio included converged networks, voice, data and managed services. Previously, Mark served as President, Americas for Bartech Systems International and as CFO for TravelClick. In his most recent role prior to joining Swisscom, he was Vice President & Group Executive, Hospitality / Travel / Leisure for AGC Networks, Inc.

Mark Holzberg will be based in Chicago and at Swisscom’s North American headquarters in Dulles, VA. 
 
About Swisscom Hospitality Services
Swisscom Hospitality Services, a subsidiary of Switzerland’s leading Telecom carrier Swisscom, supplies the global hotel industry with integrated technology solutions. We advise hotel chains and groups on the rapidly evolving digitization of their communication services and work with them towards optimizing their IT Total Cost of Ownership. We build and manage convergent hotel networks that integrate both Swisscom and 3rd-party applications. The Swisscom suite of guest and hotel applications includes IPTV, Connected TV, HSIA, Voice over IP, room controls as well as business center and conference solutions. Swisscom works with 2,000+ partner hotels across North America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. www.swisscom.com/hospitality
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For further media information, please contact:

Arndt Mielisch
marketing.hospitality@swisscom.com
Swisscom Hospitality Services
1211 Geneva
Switzerland


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