Amadeus Appoints Rajiv Rajian to Lead Americas Travel Channels

by Richard D’Ambrosio

Amadeus has appointed Rajiv Rajian executive vice president, Business Travel Agencies, Travel Channels business in the Americas, replacing Scott Gutz who is leaving to become global CEO of Monster, the HR jobs website company.

Rajian, based in Dallas, will now lead the Travel Channels business across North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. He joined Amadeus in 2016 from Sabre, where his twenty years included global leadership roles in sales and account management, mergers and acquisitions, product marketing and media solutions.

Amadeus said it will be recruiting a replacement for Gutz’s other role as the Head of Amadeus’ Online Travel business.

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