Travel technology firm founded in 1976, Accelya has announced the appointment of Funda Saltuk Stoica as its new chief human resources officer. In her new role, she will be responsible for developing Accelya’s recruitment strategy to support its work developing solutions to the global airline and travel industry.
Stoica is a thirty year old HR veteran with exposure in technology-focussed businesses. Previously, she was working with Deltatel as the head of IoT (Internet of Things). During her storied career, she has led large-scale projects to hire technology talent and develop offshore talent hubs with Alcatel Lucent and Veeam.
Jim Davidson, CEO, Accelya, said, “Funda [Stoica] comes to Accelya with an exceptional history of building strong relationships across all stakeholders on a global scale.”
He also added that they are delighted to have her on the team, where she will be a tremendous asset as they maintain their commitment to becoming the employer of choice in their industry.
Stoica’s announcement comes at a time when the 46 year old company plans to open a talent development facility in Pune, India. It would initially host upto five hundred of the world’s leading airline and travel technology talents. The state of the art ‘Centre of Excellence’ will be launched to accelerate the digital transformation of the airline business.
Funda Saltuk Stoica, CHRO, Accelya, said, “As the travel industry recovers and airlines look to make-up for lost time, I am very excited to join a leading technology provider at the forefront of innovation in the air transport industry.
She also added that Accelya’s focus on talent as the most important asset is a testament to its commitment to continuous improvement and she is thrilled to be a part of this growth journey.
Stoica will be based out of the United Kingdom.