Randy Pizzi.jpg SITA today announced that Randy Pizzi has joined as President, Americas, responsible for developing and driving the strategic direction for SITA in the region. He will be based at SITA’s Americas headquarters in Atlanta.

Pizzi joins SITA from Rockwell Collins/ARINC where he held a number of key roles including the establishment, as Managing Director, of the ASIA Pacific Division in Singapore. He then became VP of International Business, based in London, where he was instrumental in expanding the company’s international airline communications and airport IT businesses.

Francesco Violante, SITA CEO, said: “Randy brings extensive industry experience and a deep understanding of the competitive challenges facing airlines and airports today. I am confident he will be instrumental in driving growth for SITA in the region by helping our customers remain competitive, efficient and profitable.”

Pizzi said: “SITA’s focus on aviation and broad portfolio of IT solutions presents tremendous opportunity to help our customers manage the challenges posed by growing passenger loads, greater demand for mobile connectivity and increasing focus on safety and security. I look forward to working with the Americas organization to grow our business and our positive impact on the air transport community.”