EVP, Global Operations
Amadeus IT Group
Eberhard Haag was appointed Executive Vice President, Global Operations on 1 January 2009. He has overall responsibility for Amadeus Operations including the Data Processing Centre, located at Erding in Germany. This facility operates and maintains the systems and network for all Amadeus products.
Under Eberhard's leadership Amadeus substantially enhanced its IT Operations by consolidating and changing the network architecture, by implementing a global support organisation for system management and operations and by converting the mainframe oriented system architecture to a future-oriented client server architecture accompanied with significant organisational changes.
Eberhard joined Amadeus on 1 January 2000 as Deputy General Manager of Amadeus Data Processing, bringing with him more than 24 years of experience in software development and IT Architecture. Prior to Amadeus, he held managerial positions in Carl Zeiss, a leading optical company, culminating in his appointment as CIO in 1991.
Eberhard holds a combined degree of Engineering and Business Economics from the University of Stuttgart.