Pegasus Solutions has named Bill Rose chief information officer. The company’s former senior vice president of IT Global Services was appointed to the position by chief executive officer David Millili to help Pegasus’ nearly 100,000 global hotel clients focus on the future.
“Bill has proven himself as both a capable leader and a forward-thinking IT professional,” said Millili. “Helping hotels maneuver The World of Distribution extends beyond overcomplicated technology strategy and jargon. Instead, Bill has consistently concentrated on creating the most use out of technology for our hotel clients – from onboarding and ongoing support to continuous development and improvement.”
Rose joined Pegasus in 2010 with more than 25 years of technical IT experience. As senior vice president of IT Global Services, he has overseen enterprise architecture and quality assurance, product management, infrastructure and operations, and reservation systems development. Prior to Pegasus, Rose served as vice president at Avnet, Inc. He also spent a total of 20 years working within the global Coca-Cola business system in various positions, ultimately managing all global custom development for Coca-Cola Enterprises.
He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Virginia at Wise, and completed the Information Technology Management Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Rose is based in Pegasus’ Scottsdale, Ariz. office.
About Pegasus Solutions
Pegasus Solutions is the single largest processor of electronic hotel transactions, delivering advanced and affordable connectivity and distribution solutions to nearly 100,000 hotels worldwide. Pegasus connects hotels to crucial sources of business, facilitating almost $16 billion for its clients annually. In addition to foundational global distribution system (GDS) access and online connectivity, Pegasus delivers online, social marketing and booking solutions through its Open Hospitality division, and powerful reservation tools to convert and capture bookings. As a trusted partner in generating guest room demand and sales, Pegasus also offers hotels actionable business intelligence through its PegasusView Market Performance reports to help hotels understand and respond to changing market conditions.
Pegasus has 18 offices in 10 countries, including regional hubs in Dallas, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Scottsdale. For more information, visit www.pegs.com or www.openhospitality.com.