“I am pleased to welcome David to the team – his strong background in travel payments will help us evolve our payments strategy,” said Vince Chirico, CWT’s SVP Global Network & Technology Partners. “Payments are an increasingly crucial part of the travel business, and one where innovation is driving huge change.”
Holmes will be based in Miami. A US national, Holmes most recently led global commercial strategy at UATP, the airline-owned payment network. Holmes is a senior commercial and payments leader with almost 18 years of travel payments and travel FinTech experience.
He holds an MBA in International Finance from the University of Miami – School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from George Mason University.