SITA, the global air transport IT and communications specialist, today welcomed Dale Kirby to its expanding North American sales team. Dale brings more than 30 years of aviation industry experience to his new role as SITA Vice President, North America as the company solidifies its presence at over 125 customers in North America. With past positions at Delta Air Lines, ARINC, and most recently, Ultra Airport Systems, Dale will be instrumental in delivering SITA’s advanced global solutions to hundreds of customers in the region.
Paul Houghton, President, Americas Region for SITA, said: "Dale brings strong operational experience and a successful track record in sales management to our team. We’re excited to have him join SITA in this important North American leadership role."
Dale is active in the air transport industry and has been nominated twice to serve on the steering committee for Airports Council International – North America’s business information technology committee. He also participates with American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), Airport Consultants Council (ACC), and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) common use working group. Dale is also a licensed private pilot and is a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA).
Dale Kirby, Vice President, North America, SITA, said: "I’m excited to have joined SITA at a time when it is focused on new generations solutions that add real value to the air transport community. SITA has a firm foothold in North America but I look forward to developing its potential even more and providing our customers with innovative and sophisticated solutions."