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Northwind Appoints Dave Carrick Director of Operations,
Increases Value-Add to Customers Using Maestro
Property Management Solutions
Markham, ON – January 7, 2003 – NORTHWIND, a leading global supplier of software and eCommerce solutions that increase productivity and maximize revenue for hotels and hospitality organizations, announced today the appointment of Dave Carrick, member of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers, Chairman of York Technology Association, and Managing Director of Smart Markham Community Organization Inc., as Director of Operations. 

“NORTHWIND’s Maestro Property Management Product Suite is experiencing an upsurge in market demand.  To provide the substantial value-add our customers expect, and also to grow our service to increase client Return On Investment, Mr. Carrick’s expertise in the areas of operational and project management is essential,” said Jacob Dehan, President of NORTHWIND.

"This is indeed an exciting opportunity for me to apply my experience”, remarks Mr. Carrick, “NORTHWIND has a great team of people and an exceptional product line, and I look forward to working with the client base and making a contribution to the ongoing success of the company."

Carrick comes to NORTHWIND with management experience in large international corporations and smaller entrepreneurial companies. In his most recent five-year assignment at Delfour Corporation, he was General Manager providing overall corporate leadership  Delfour is a top North American provider of logistics software applications and services to prestigious International organizations.

Based in Markham, Ontario, Canada, with a network of dealers and offices worldwide, NORTHWIND is a leading supplier of software for hotel owners and operators who need to manage their enterprise in a real time environment for maximum operational control and profitability.  Designed to handle any size hotel, resort, meeting/conference center and for the enterprise, NORTHWIND's Maestro Property Management Solution offers the most productive working environment, which includes the following suite of products:  PMS, Sales & Catering, Club/Spa Management, Corporate Reservations Office, GDS Connectivity and ResEze (Internet Reservations).  This comprehensive multi-platform (Windows 9X/NT/2000/XP, Unix/Linux, Terminal Server & Web Enabled) solution is recognized as the solution of choice for progressive and demanding organizations.  NORTHWIND is a total solution provider that offers leading-edge technologies, and unparalleled training and support. 

For more information on NORTHWIND’s solutions, consult our web site at


Eleonora Di Blasi
Tel:  (905) 940-1923 Ext. 229, 

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