July 16, 2014
BookingPal, the leader in vacation rental distribution technology strengthens its management team by announcing today that Stephen Ananias has joined the team as Chief Operating Officer and Brian Brown has assumed the role as Vice President of Business Development.
Stephen joins the company from Mindspeed Technologies, Inc., where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he served at Broadcom for more than 11 years in various finance positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Controller, Broadband Communications Group, a $2 billion semiconductor division of Broadcom.
“BookingPal is experiencing rapid growth, with the launch of its vacation rental distribution platform,” said Stephen. “I am excited to join the high-performance team at BookingPal at this stage of its growth, and will focus on developing a solid financial and operational infrastructure to build upon.”
Brian joins the company after serving as Vice President of Business Development for Homes.com and Forrent.com. Prior to Homes.com, he served as Business Development Manager at Dominion Enterprises. As Vice President of Business Development at BookingPal, Brian will bring his extensive business development experience to BookingPal’s sales team.
“I am very excited to join BookingPal and leverage my experience at Homes.com to help drive continued growth for the company’s industry-leading vacation rental distribution platform,” said Brian. “I look forward to developing mutually beneficial relationships with property managers, software providers and publishing partners.”
“We are delighted to have Stephen and Brian join our team. They are both very experienced technology executives that will help expand our business with their energy and unique perspectives”, said Alex Aydin BookingPal’s CEO. “I look forward to working closely with Stephen and Brian as we pursue the growth opportunities ahead of us in the vacation rental distribution market.”
BookingPal is a cloud based travel Technology Company, providing a global distribution system and a centralized booking platform for short term rental properties. Short term rental property owners/managers can increase their online presence and number of bookings by distributing their inventory via BookingPal’s global distribution channels. Vacation rental properties, timeshare resorts, and corporate housing can use BookingPal’s guest generation capabilities to maximize profitability and increase efficiency of their online performance. Founded in 2013 and headquarters in Irvine, California, BookingPal currently distribute over 200,000 online bookable units worldwide. for more information visit http://www.mybookingpal.com