Roger Taylor, former CEO of Quadriga, joins Airangel WiFi

  • Posted by Fran Cator
  • January 26, 2016 12:07 PM GMT

Airangel, a leading provider of WiFi software and service solutions to the European and increasingly international hospitality markets is delighted to announce three new appointments to support the business through the next phase of its evolution.

Roger Taylor, the former CEO of Quadriga, joins Airangel as Non-Executive Director where his main area of responsibility will be to assist the Board and CEO in prioritising and successfully implementing upon the company’s growth strategy. Roger has a track record of delivering sales performance and operational transformation within rapid-change technology markets; scaling organisations in line with their growth ambitions; and a deep understanding of the software and service provision to the EMEA and US hospitality markets.

Dean Wilkinson, CEO of Airangel WiFi, commented:
“Since 2004, Airangel has developed and refined best-in-class WiFi software solutions, which are trusted by leading hospitality brands, such as The Ritz, IHG, and Radisson, in their properties. Founded in the UK, Airangel has firmly set its sights on further strengthening their international position, and strengthening the brand in the WiFi solutions market. To enable this growth and to aid the reshaping of the business, we’ve made a number of key appointments, each bringing with them a fresh new approach and ideas to this well-established organisation.

I’m delighted and excited to welcome Roger to our team. I know that Roger’s expertise in implementing solid growth strategies and his standing within the hospitality sector is going to help Airangel take great leaps forward.”

Roger Taylor added:
“Airangel have made significant progress over the past 24 months to capitalise on their considerable experience within the European market to develop leading WiFi software tools that address key elements of WiFi management and commercialisation that are applicable to all hoteliers, and are serving as the launch pad for the acceleration of its international expansion. I’m thrilled to join the team as Dean navigates the company as it repositions and matures as an international software solutions provider.”

Airangel’s other key appointments include Matt Smith, former Channel Marketing lead, joining from Purple WiFi and David Weston, also from Purple WiFi. David will be responsible for building the Airangel channel business both in the UK and abroad. Matt Smith will be heading up the new marketing function within the business.