Patrick Grubbs Joins HCL AXON as Global Head of Travel and Transportation Practice
JERSEY CITY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 02/15/10 -- HCL AXON, a division of HCL Technologies, a provider of Business Transformation consulting services through the innovative implementation and support of SAP applications, is pleased to announce that Patrick Grubbs has joined HCL AXON.
Patrick will serve as Global Head of the Travel and Transportation Practice.
In this role, Patrick
will be responsible for the continued growth of HCL AXON's
SAP footprint in the Travel and Transportation industry.
will help drive HCL AXON's
expansion through the extension of its service portfolio within its existing global customer base, while focusing on the acquisition of new strategic customers across the industry.
Patrick has more than 20 years of experience in the Travel industry prior to joining HCL AXON.
Most recently, Patrick
was a key leader in Oracle's Travel and Transportation industry business unit where he
successfully grew the business for three straight years.
Prior to his tenure at Oracle, Patrick held key leadership, operational and sales positions at Sabre Holdings, American Airlines and United Parcel Service.
"We are delighted to welcome Patrick
to HCL AXON
to lead our highly experienced and respected Travel industry professionals.
With Patrick's 20 years of experience in the Travel industry, combined with HCL AXON's strong global presence in the sector and focus on developing specific industry solutions, we have a fantastic opportunity to really drive global growth," remarked Todd Crandall, Global EVP of Strategic Industries, HCL AXON.
new role, Patrick
stated, "I have had the opportunity to work with many transformational consulting companies, but HCL AXON
clearly stands out above the crowd.
Recently, I have come across HCL AXON
in competitive situations and have been impressed with its innovative approach to driving business outcomes through the implementation of SAP solutions
As a winner of SAP's Pinnacle Award for Co-innovation related to iMRO and through HCL AXON's
industry-based add-on solution to SAP ERP applications for the Aviation, Aerospace, and Rail industries, HCL AXON
is demonstrating leadership and commitment to a highly complex maintenance environment.
continued, "I am very excited to be able to take on the global role for HCL AXON
and bring these transformational methodologies, product offerings and skilled consultants with their proven track records to our Travel and Transportation portfolio around the globe.
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Patrick holds a Master of Business Administration from SMU's Edwin L. Cox School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.