As the Chief Executive Officer, Tony Howlett will be responsible for overall leadership, strategy and business management, pushing STAAH’s vision of continued growth of its business and 13,000+ customer base.
The appointment came into effect on 1 September 2022.
Howlett steps up to this new position after serving as the Chief Operating Officer of STAAH for more than three years and offers over 20 years of industry experience, including strategic roles at Auckland Conventions Venues & Events (Auckland Unlimited) and the Heritage Hotel Group.
“The hospitality landscape has changed over the last two years,” he said. “From its current juncture, technology will continue to play a pivotal role in shaping the recovery and next phase of the hospitality industry. I am delighted to step into this role at this crucial time for the industry and look forward to taking STAAH’s proposition to more partners worldwide – simple and smart technology that delivers results at an accessible cost.”
Gavin Jeddo, Founder of STAAH, will focus on improving STAAH’s solutions strategy and product innovation. Meanwhile, Girish Godage, who boasts more than 25 years of professional experience in change management, project management, and system and process implementation in the IT industry, will lead the technology team to deliver resilient and innovative hospitality solutions. Tarun Joukani, STAAH Director, will continue to helm the sales of STAAH solutions globally and support the management of STAAH India Ltd.
“We are incredibly pleased with our current global footprint,” shared Jeddo. “We are also equally ambitious and excited about the opportunity ahead of us and the pivotal role we believe STAAH can play in the hospitality ecosystem.”
“We are committed to building a leadership team that reflects our extraordinary ambition. Tony’s passion for STAAH, industry experience and skillset make him ideal to lead the company into the future.”