CodeGen, developer of the innovative TravelBox Technology, has announced the appointment of Tim Wright as commercial director. The newly created role follows business growth in the international travel and tourism industry. Wright will strengthen the commercial department and is responsible for developing key new accounts and business opportunities globally.
Starting in September 2014 and reporting directly to CodeGen’s board director and head of sales and commercial, Bharat Patel, Wright is charged with growing the use of CodeGen’s technology solutions and maximising its reach into new sectors of the travel industry. The new role is also an investment by the business, and is part of CodeGen’s strategic growth plans worldwide.
CodeGen already serves many large travel businesses around the world who use its enterprise platform technology. The flagship mature TravelBox platform is globally established as the technology behind several major travel and tourism organisations.
Wright joins CodeGen with extensive travel technology credentials, including five years at Travelport, where he served as commercial director for the UK and Ireland. Previously Wright has also held senior roles in both commercial and business development with Hypertech Solutions, Worldspan and the CNG Travel Group.
Bharat Patel, board director, CodeGen, comments: “CodeGen continues to develop globally and we look forward to the addition of Tim Wright to our team as we continue to expand into new sectors of the international travel industry. Tim’s impressive career track record and experience, alongside CodeGen’s status as one of the world’s leading travel technology providers is an exciting combination. We are gearing up for a very interesting 2015.”
Designed specifically for the travel and tourism industry, CodeGen’s TravelBox is a complete end-to-end solution that automates business processes, everything from inventory to costing and pricing, documentation and even communication and accounts. Fully scalable to suit any size of operation, TravelBox is the established host of many large tour operators worldwide and is capable of supporting the most complex and demanding workflows in the global travel industry. CodeGen also aids businesses in the development of their strategic technology direction.