AMGiNE Appoints Terry Jones as Chairman of the Board

AMGiNE has named Terrell (Terry) Jones as Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. Jones succeeds Stephen Burke, who served as Board Chair since 2019.

As well, AMGiNE has bolstered its Board of Directors with the addition of travel industry veteran Ellen Keszler.

Commenting on Jones’ appointment, Burke, who will remain on the AMGiNE Board, said: “Since joining the Board in 2022, Terry has played a critical role in helping to set the direction for the company. He has also been a close mentor and advisor to Greg Apple following his appointment as CEO late last year.”

Jones is a 30-year veteran in travel and technology. He had a very successful 24-year career at American Airlines, where he spent his later years as CIO. He then founded Travelocity and took it public, growing the business to $1.3B in annual revenue.

Jones also co-founded and was Chairman of, which was acquired by for $1.8B. Terry has served on over 20 Boards, is a speaker at global events, and has authored books on innovation and digital disruption.

Commenting on his appointment, Jones said: “After serving as an AMGiNE advisor and Board member, I can confidently say that the company is incredibly well positioned to become the leader in AI automation for the corporate travel Industry.”

He continued: “AMGINE’s proprietary technology decreases operational costs while streamlining serviceability across several booking channels for travel management companies (TMCs). Our partnerships and deployments with many of the world’s largest TMCs are proving daily that our next generation AI Automation platform is addressing an important need in managed business travel.”

AMGiNE is also bolstering its Board of Directors with the appointment of Ellen Keszler, who has a wealth of travel industry experience.

Keszler spent 13 years at Sabre where she held the roles of President of online booking tool GetThere and President of Travelocity Business. She has also served on 11 travel-related boards including Extended Stay America, Travel and Transport (acquired by CTM), and most recently CWT, which is now being acquired by AmEx GBT.

Said Keszler: “AMGiNE has built the deep integrations required to service this complex and demanding Industry. The market forces are now ideal for TMCs to implement the company’s next generation AI automation platform.”

AMGiNE is a next generation AI Automation Platform designed specifically for travel management companies. Through its API-first capabilities, AMGiNE automates travel requests and streamlines serviceability for TMC across online and offline booking channels.

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