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Second Director of Business Development appointment this year for Agilysys (Europe) Limited
Nigel Allport, former Regional Vice President of Sales at SoftBrands, joins Agilysys to pursue sales opportunities in hospitality technology throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Comments Tina Stehle, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Agilysys Hospitality Solutions Group: “Nigel Allport comes with outstanding credentials in technology and hospitality and we are delighted that he has joined our EMEA team.”
Allport brings 25 years’ experience of technology solutions, gained in both the insurance & financial services and hospitality sectors, to his new role. He joins Agilysys from SoftBrands Hospitality, an affiliate of Infor, where he was responsible for all aspects of European and African sales and tactical marketing, including managing the EMEA reseller channel.
Nigel Allport is a well-known figure on the hospitality industry conference circuit and has presented at events run by the British Association of Hospitality Accountants (BAHA), Hostec and Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG).
Allport’s career commenced as an auditor for a firm of Chartered Accountants, specialising in hotels, He subsequently spent 10 years with Misys plc, a global supplier of specialist software to banking, financial services and hospitality. His employment with Misys culminated in his holding the role of National Sales Manager for the Innsite Hotel Services division.
Nigel Allport lives in Stratford-upon-
Agilysys is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions to the retail and hospitality sector. The company offers proven software, services, hardware and consultation for hotels, casinos, destination resorts, cruise lines, foodservice, stadiums, arenas and conference centres, to streamline operations and enhance guest satisfaction whilst maximising profitability. Agilysys’
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