Angel Gallego is Executive Vice President Travel Channels since June 2020. He was previously leading the Corporations unit, a key strategic growth area for Travel Channels (the Distribution part of the Amadeus business).
He graduated in Law from the University of Madrid in 1992 and from Escuela de Organización Industrial (EOI) with an MBA.
Angel started his career in American Express, where he held several pan-European senior roles, before joining Amadeus in 2000. His leadership roles at Amadeus, included Director, Latin America; VP Distribution, WEMEA (Western Europe Middle East and Africa) and President of Asia Pacific. Entrusted with managing the most strategic, complex and largest regions for Amadeus, Angel achieved sustained profit growth and increased market share consistently, under challenging circumstances.
He left Amadeus in 2015 to complement his extensive experience with startup and venture capital roles. Angel undertook a series of consultancy projects, which included Aerticket AG, the Berlin-based ticket wholesaler, as it pursued an international expansion strategy. He also served as an Advisory Board Member to Daka90, the leading OTA and Mobile Travel Retailer in Israel. Angel also held several advisory and board member roles in other companies spanning the eCommerce, biotechnology, energy and fashion industries.
He came back to Amadeus in November 2018 as Executive Vice President Corporations, where he was responsible for creating simply smarter business journeys for the world’s leading brands.
Angel is based in Madrid. A Spanish citizen, he speaks Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.