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YieldPlanet announces Claudio Limacher as new CEO

20 02 2018

yieldPlanet S.A., a Warsaw based travel technology company, announces that Claudio Limacher has been named as new CEO. Claudio succeeds Hubert Drabik.

„We are very glad that with Claudio Limacher we could find an internal successor for the CEO role.” says Adam Donocik, from Giza Polish Venture. “Claudio has been with yieldPlanet for a number of years and deeply understands the markets and products. Furthermore, it makes us proud that for a quickly growing and internationalizing venture we could find an international leader which will help us in expanding further in international markets while maintaining our strong Polish base.”

Claudio Limacher has graduated with business degrees from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and ESADE in Barcelona, Spain. He is Swiss and lives in Warsaw, Poland since 2012.

Prior to the role as CEO, Mr. Limacher was responsible for the Product Development at yieldPlanet. In that role, he was working closely with the University of Princeton and Warsaw University of Technology for yieldPlanet’s efforts in developing a ground-breaking revenue management system for the hotel industry.

“I am honored to take on the this role at this important moment for the company.” says Claudio Limacher. yieldPlanet has been able to position itself as a leading technology provider of online distribution for the hospitality industry in Poland and beyond. In our next step, we are aiming to significantly grow internationally and also expand our product offering to include advanced revenue and pricing solutions in the market. I am looking forward to working with the excellent management team at yieldPlanet to continue our success story.”

Prior to yieldPlanet, he has worked as a senior management consultant for Humatica AG on projects across Europe, North America and the Middle East. As a consultant he has led a number of projects in the areas of organizational performance improvement, restructuring, cultural change and leadership process design and implementation.

yieldPlanet is the leading Polish provider of solutions for hospitality in the online distribution and revenue management. The flagship product – Channel Manager is one of the most popular tools for online distribution in the world. yieldPlanet products are being used by currently more than 15.000 hotel properties worldwide.