Luis Maroto, former deputy CEO of Amadeus, has replaced David V. Jones as president and CEO of the company. T
he succession plan for Maroto to become president was originally announced in January 2010. Since then, he has been working closely with Jones and the Amadeus executive team to ensure a smooth transition and succession.
Maroto has worked for Amadeus for 11 years in a number of positions, including CFO. For the last two years, as deputy CEO, he has been instrumental in Amadeus’ return to the stock market with the company’s successful IPO in April 2010 and the subsequent inclusion in Spanish blue-chip index IBEX-35, which the company debuted on Jan. 1.