• Amadeus Rail Team

    The Rail team


    Amadeus Rail is a team of
    over 200 rail experts spread across 11 locations

Antoine de Kerviler

Antoine de KervilerGlobal Head Rail & Ground Travel

Antoine de Kerviler joined Amadeus in December 2015 to manage the R&D for Rail and Ground Travel. He brought with him a combination of IS expertise and travel industry experience.

Before Amadeus, Antoine served as CIO for Eurostar where he led a customer focused digital transformation.He also worked, as CIO, for Corsair International, the second largest French airline, and for the Swiss airline, Baboo. He was founder and CEO of Air Turquoise, a start-up, low-cost regional airline. Antoine has also founded several companies, served on the board of a publicly traded web agency; he mentors entrepreneurs and startups and is an angel investor.

Antoine is a French national based in Nice.

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Markus Grafe Head of Partnership Management Rail

Markus joined Amadeus in 2014 and is responsible for developing a strong and sustainable partnership with all companies in the Amadeus Rail Community.

A rail expert with a long term experience at Deutsche Bahn, he brings his extensive experience in developing and implementing ticketing solutions. Markus started his career as a consultant in the airport business; designing, building and operating airports worldwide.

Markus is a German citizen and is based in our office in Frankfurt.

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Pierre-Yves Guillaume

Pierre-Yves Guillaume Head of Sales West Europe,   
Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific

Pierre-Yves joined Amadeus in 2015 in Singapore as the head of rail sales & account Management for Asia Pacific. He is familiar with Urban Mobility, Smart City and Rail, Mass Transit and Rail Ticketing/Booking solutions as well as GDS Distribution. He brings with him an Asian business acumen and a deep understanding of the local cultures, having worked and travelled to more than 90 countries over his 20 years working life and lived in Europe,the Middle-East and Asia.

Before joining Amadeus Rail, Pierre-Yves held the role of Leader New Business & Partnerships IT & Systems at GE Transportation, and prior to that, worked for Telvent Transportation, British Telecom and Nortel Networks. He also had his own venture in telecommunications engineering services.

He holds a Master of Business Management Asia from a joint program between University of Rennes & ENPC-MIB in France.

Pierre-Yves speaks English, Spanish, French, a rather fading level Mandarin Chinese but eager to build up capacity in Japanese and Bahasa.

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Mirja Sickel

Mirja Sickel Head of Sales, Account Management and Marketing

Mirja has worked in several areas of the travel industry – from travel agencies over hotels to airlines - before joining the Amadeus Rail team in 2011.

Throughout her career, she has been in charge of marketing and commercial roles for several companies including Lufthansa and NH Hotels for example. She is now driving the sales and marketing strategy of Amadeus Rail.

Mirja is German and based in Madrid.

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Michel Delrieu Programs Director

Michel joined Amadeus in 1988. He is in charge of leading the RAILyourWAY evolution for European railways.

Michel brings a wide expertise in travel technology solutions. From Airline IT, where he led a new call center and airlines Digital products, establishing the product development foundations for e-commerce and mobile. To leading the Amadeus Selling Platform and Front Office development, the car and hotel reservation project as well as the e-Travel corporate booking solution. Before joining the Amadeus Rail team, he was in charge of Innovation projects and labs.

Michel holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from France’s Orsay University. He is French based in Nice.

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Michael Stalte

Michael StalterHead of Sales & Account Management
NECSE & America

Michael joined Amadeus in 2016 and is responsible for the sales and account management activities with rail companies in Europe and America.

He has been a consultant for the last 15 years, developing new IT and consulting businesses with major customers in the travel & transport industry. His fields of expertise encompass IT and the digitalisation of the travel and transport sector with a strong focus on the railway sector. Before joining Amadeus, Michael worked for Capgemini in the Account Management for Deutsche Bahn for 5 years.

He is a German and based in Frankfurt.

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