Pegasus appoints Keno Helmi as Chief Commercial Officer
Hospitality technology innovator adds senior sales executive to expand and lead its growing worldwide commercial organization
(New York) January 20, 2020 — Pegasus, a leading global technology provider for the hotel industry, named Keno Helmi as the company’s new Chief Commercial Officer.
As CCO, Helmi’s duties will include planning, developing, and executing regional growth plans and business strategies to maximize Pegasus’ market opportunities and drive profitable growth. He will be an active participant in corporate strategy, will guide product direction, will develop new business models, and will direct teams and initiatives for driving worldwide expansion.
Prior to joining Pegasus, Helmi was Chief Revenue Officer at tech development firm Platform9 Systems. Before this he led sales at hotel revenue management system company Duetto, first serving as EVP of Worldwide Field Operations and then as Chief Revenue Officer.
“Keno is an important addition to our senior management team. His creativity, executive industry experience and ability to assemble and lead high performance sales teams will be critical as we expand our business in 2020,” said Pegasus CEO Guatam Lulla. “Keno is a proven leader. His ability to create world-class sales organizations to scale revenue and industry visibility and indefatigable drive to win make him the perfect professional to build and lead the commercial organization for the new Pegasus.”
Following a recent merger with Travel Tripper, Pegasus enables hoteliers to better connect with their guests through an innovative and flexible platform of Reservations, E-commerce, Global Sales, and Business Intelligence solutions that help hotels drive demand and maximize revenue and profitability.
“I am excited to join Gautam and the rest of the team at Pegasus,” Helmi said. “It’s an important and dynamic moment in the company’s development, as it is for the entire hotel industry. Hoteliers are hungry for solutions to drive revenue, profit and superior customer engagement. Already a leader, Pegasus has runway for growth as an innovator and a superior service provider. I’m thrilled to join the company at this promising time and look forward to making an immediate impact.”
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The new Pegasus is a game changer for hotels, combining innovative technology with five-star support to give hoteliers more control over their revenue and distribution strategy than ever before. Following a recent merger with Travel Tripper, Pegasus now enables hoteliers to better connect with their guests through an innovative and flexible platform of Reservations, E-commerce, Global Sales, and Business Intelligence solutions that help hotels drive demand and maximize revenue and profitability. With more than 30 years of experience in global distribution, Pegasus serves hotels across 120 countries from eight offices worldwide in New York, Scottsdale, Las Vegas, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Tokyo, and Hyderabad. For more information, visit pegs.com or follow them on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.