accesso® names Andrew Jacobs Managing Director, Europe
LONDON (1‑October-2014) – accesso (AIM:ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to the global attractions and leisure industry, today announces Andrew Jacobs has joined its executive team as Managing Director, Europe.
Jacobs, an accomplished business solutions executive, joins accesso following a successful tenure as the Divisional Director to the entertainment industry for OmniCo. Previously he was a co-founder of MATRA Systems and built its U.S. and European business, with a principal focus on the amusements and attractions industry. MATRA was purchased by Clarity/OmniCo in 2006.
As Managing Director for Europe, Jacobs will lead accesso’s efforts around queuing and ticketing across the region.
“With more than 25 years in the retail transaction business in both the attractions and entertainment industries, we are thrilled Andrew has joined our team and brings his proven leadership skills, business development expertise and passion for technology to Accesso” said Steve Brown, accesso COO for North America and Europe. “His track record for building strong customer relationships and delivering creative technology solutions make him the right leader as we further expand our full range of ticketing and queuing solutions across Europe – a region filled with attraction companies eager to drive topline revenue growth through innovative use of technology.”
“Accesso’s portfolio of technologies combined with its growth trajectory offer a future with great promise and impact in one of the world’s most dynamic industries,” said Jacobs. “I’m excited to be part of a company that mirrors my personal values of integrity and commitment, and to have the opportunity to partner with Europe’s leading attractions and entertainment companies.”
Jacobs will be based in the United Kingdom.