Merlin names Mark Thomas as head of sales
Merlin Software for Vacation Ownership, the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software for the global timeshare and fractional industry, has appointed Mark Thomas as its new head of sales.
Barcelona-based Thomas has worked in the travel and technology sector since 1999, and moved into software sales with a SaaS-based solution in 2006 with a Microsoft Partnership to deliver Hosted Exchange and SharePoint.
He delivered early cloud propositions for an Internet Service Provider and, since 2009, has integrated cloud backup for small businesses. For over ten years, Mark has sold “serverless” fully cloud platforms, hybrid on-site and off-site platforms and 100 per cent onsite server platforms for businesses.
Thomas is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in Volume Licensing, a certified VMware Sales Professional and a specialist in Attix 5 Backup software; HP; 3CX (Voice Software Solutions); Sophos (security solutions); and Veeam (backup software).
Mike Pnematicatos, Merlin Software’s CEO and chief software architect, said: “We are delighted that Mark has joined us at the start of a very exciting year for Merlin Software. We will be launching new functionality and upgrades throughout the year.
“Mark’s extensive technical knowledge and experience in cloud platforms and his experience in the travel industry will be a huge benefit to both us and our clients.”
Thomas said: “My two greatest passions in business are technology and travel. I am, therefore delighted to be working for Merlin to deliver the market leading software solution.”