Wolfgang Krips

Executive Vice President Global Operations & General Manager Amadeus Data Processing
Amadeus IT Group

Wolfgang Krips was appointed Executive Vice President Global Operations & General Manager Amadeus Data Processing on July 1st , 2013, taking over full responsibility for the management of Global Operations from Eberhard Haag. This responsibility includes the Data Processing Centre, located at Erding in Germany. This facility operates and maintains the systems and network for all Amadeus products. Wolfgang joined Amadeus on January 1st, 2013 as VP Global Operations and Deputy GM.

Before joining Amadeus, Wolfgang held various senior management positions at SAP in development, IT and services - among them Senior Vice President Globalization Services, Head of Global IT Infrastructure Services, Managing Director of SAP Managed Services / SAP Hosting, Senior Vice President for Partner Care & Enablement Services, Vice President in the corporate strategy group.

Prior to SAP Wolfgang was an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Company until 2002. He began his career at Alcatel (now Alcatel-Lucent), where he was Head of a Research and Development department until 1996.

Wolfgang holds a Ph.D. in physics from Cologne University, Germany, and studied economics at Germany’s Open University in Hagen.