NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- JetSmarter, the world's leading private jet company, announced today the appointment of Joaquín Aviñó as Senior Vice President of Business Development & Affinity Partnerships. As SVP, Mr. Aviñó will focus on new distribution channels through travel agencies, oversee all affinity partnerships with luxury brands, manage new ground experiences for JetSmarter members, and enhance corporate account membership and product offerings.
"As we continue to grow our executive team, we're thrilled to announce Joaquín Aviñó as our new SVP of Business Development," said Sergey Petrossov, CEO of JetSmarter. "With his decorated experience in business management and strategic approaches to building a business, we feel very confident that Mr. Aviñó will put his wide-range of skills to use, and will be a key asset to the continued success of the company."
Prior to his role at JetSmarter, Mr. Aviñó served as Vice President of Revenue Management & Supplier Optimization for American Express Global Business Travel. In his role, Mr. Aviñó lead a global team that focused on revenue optimization, including supporting all supplier contract negotiations and managing a private fares program.
Preceding his role at American Express, Mr. Aviñó worked in strategy consulting at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he helped clients develop strategic marketing and growth plans, as well as assisted organizations to implement plans, to accomplish specific business goals. Mr. Aviñó is a graduate of Harvard University, and has an MBA from Columbia Business School.
JetSmarter, the world's largest mobile marketplace for private jets, has created a new class of air travel that is able to offer both custom charters and unused seats across thousands of flights. By fundamentally rewiring the marketplace, JetSmarter has lowered the entry cost into the private aviation market, making it more available to travelers around the world, and a true disruptor in the space. Its technology and efficient platform – driven by algorithms, artificial intelligence and mobile distribution – optimizes inventory to drive down prices, create availability, and gives JetSmarter the resources to continue to grow throughout the U.S. and globally. The JetSmarter app is available for iOS and Android. For more information, please visit www.JetSmarter.com
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