OpenJaw Technologies appoints new Sales Manager

Posted: September 1st, 2004

Dublin, Ireland – 1 September 2004

OpenJaw Technologies, the leading supplier of XML technology to the travel industry has appointed Declan McGuinness, as Sales Manager.

Declan has over 9 years experience of Corporate Key Account Management and Enterprise Solution Sales, having spent the majority of his career with Ergo’s System Integration and Consultancy Services Division, where he held the position of Sales Manager. Declan was a primary influence on the growth of Ergo’s business during his term there.

Previously, Declan held various customer service and representative roles in USIT, the Student, Youth and Independent Travel Organisation at their London and Dublin Offices.

Declan will be responsible for developing sales of the company’s core product range – xDistributor and xRez along with associated consultancy services. Given their recent growth, OpenJaw Technologies views the appointment as an opportunity to further grow their business and add to their already impressive client portfolio which includes major travel organisations in Europe, North America and the Middle East.

Commenting on the appointment, OpenJaw Technologies CEO John McQuillan said: “Declan’s capabilities in the Enterprise Solutions and Consultancy Sales Management arena, as well as experience in the Travel Industry makes him an excellent fit for OpenJaw. We are delighted to welcome Declan aboard and are looking forward to working with him as we enter the next stage in OpenJaw’s development.”

Notes To Editors:

About OpenJaw Technologies

OpenJaw Technologies is a leader in delivering high performance travel distribution solutions to the global travel industry. Our solutions enable the world’s leading travel companies to market, distribute and sell their online travel offerings in a differentiated way.

OpenJaw’s solution portfolio includes the xDistributor Integration Platform and Business Rules Engine that enables travel supplier integration, distribution channel management and dynamic packaging; xRez: a highly customisable Internet Booking Engine; xRezAgent: a sales and servicing platform for call centre agents; xLocation: a location data and hierarchy management application; xHotel: a content, mapping and inventory management system for accommodation and xEvent: a content and inventory management system for events and destination activities.

OpenJaw is a member and active participant of the OpenTravel™ Alliance.

OpenJaw Technologies is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with regional offices in Galway and Madrid, Spain.

For more information about OpenJaw Technologies, visit our website at

For more information, contact:
Yvonne Waldron
Director of Marketing,
OpenJaw Technologies Ltd.,
Station Mews, Lindsay Grove,
Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Tel: +353 (0)1 882 5444