FORMER AMADEUS HEAD OF RAIL, THOMAS DREXLER JOINS SILVERRAIL

 In Press, Recruitment

Thomas Drexler will be joining SilverRail starting mid-May 2017 as VP of Rail Strategy. He will be responsible for European Carrier strategy and business development.

Thomas has extensive experience in the rail sector. He spent 6 years leading the Rail and Ground Transportation business for Amadeus, and was the primary leadership force for revenue growth throughout Europe and Asia Pacific. Prior to this role, he was with Deutsche Bahn AG for 8 years, as VP of Sales and Distribution.

Will Phillipson, SilverRail’s Co-Founder and President says “We are delighted to have Thomas on board to help us drive our activity in Europe. He has been a very visible champion of rail and proponent of change for many years. He brings huge insight, experience and energy to the cause.”

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For more information, please contact:

Jessica Flowers, Marketing Manager, SilverRail / e: marketing@silverrailtech.com 

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About SilverRail

SilverRail are powering global rail with its next generation retailing and distribution platform.

SilverRail and Expedia, Inc. have recently announced that the companies have entered into an agreement under which Expedia will acquire a majority stake in SilverRail subject to antitrust approval and other customary closing conditions, which is expected to be mid-2017.

SilverRail’s technology is purpose built for rail. Our product suite spans the full customer experience: journey planning, inventory management, scheduling, pricing, booking, payment, ticketing, reporting and administration.

SilverCore is the world’s first unified platform for global rail distribution, it connects carriers and suppliers to both online and offline travel distributors.

  • SilverRail handles more than 1 billion online rail searches each year.
  • SilverRail distributes tickets for more than 35 providers and carriers
  • SilverRail processes more than 25 million bookings each year.
  • SilverRail serves more than 1,500 corporate customers worldwide.

SilverRail was founded in 2009 by Aaron Gowell and Will Phillipson, is headquartered in London, and has offices in Boston, Stockholm and Brisbane. Find out more at www.silverrailtech.com

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