Sanjay Jayanth Joins Routes and ASM as Head of Business Development, Asia

Jayanth brings 16 years of aviation experience to market-leading route development events and consulting businesses

MANCHESTER, England, Aug. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - UBM EMEA has appointed Sanjay Jayanth as Head of Business Development, Asia for Routes & ASM, leading a dynamic team to cultivate the growing Asian market for the two sister businesses.

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"We're delighted to welcome Sanjay and his vast aviation experience in the Asia region to the Routes team," said Katie Bland, Director, Routes. "His knowledge and expertise will be hugely beneficial as we continue to grow and evolve Routes to respond to the global route development community's needs and ever-changing market dynamics."

David Stroud, Director, ASM added: "We're very pleased to have Sanjay on board and look forward to working with him to develop, promote and sell ASM's route development products and services in Asia.  ASM is already established in China and India, two of the largest and fastest growing aviation markets in the world, and we look forward to building on this throughout Asia with Sanjay's knowledge and experience."

Jayanth has held positions in network development; operations; marketing strategy; revenue management; competitive analysis; cargo and product development for KLM, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines and most recently GMR Group. He has held key positions for GMR including Airline Marketing and Route Development for Delhi International Airport as well as positions at GMR Male International Airport in the Maldives and GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation in the Philippines.

"I'm extremely proud to be part of the Routes and ASM team," said Jayanth, adding, "Routes and ASM have been delivering trend-setting industry events and strategy development through the years. The Asia region has been at the forefront of growth, and being a part of this amazing team that comes with a wealth of experience provides an opportunity for growth and development during this exciting phase in the aviation industry."

He will lead the Routes and ASM team in Beijing, Singapore and Hyderabad, and will be based in Bangalore, India.

Notes to Editors  

About Routes  

  • Routes organises world-renowned airline and airport networking events through its regional and global Route Development Forums. Each year, there is one global event and one regional event in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and CIS respectively. http://www.routesonline.com  
  • Routes was founded in 1995 as part of the Manchester, UK-based ASM Ltd., a consultancy specialising in the field of route development for airports. http://www.asm-global.com. Routes and ASM are part of the UBM EMEA division of UBM plc.
  • UBM EMEA connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets.  Through premier brands such as MD&M, CPhI, IFSEC, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show, the Routes portfolio of events, Airport Cities and many others, UBM EMEA exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.

About ASM  

  • Manchester, UK-based ASM Ltd was founded in 1995 as the world route development consultants. http://www.asm-global.com  
  • ASM was the founding company of Routes which organises world-renowned airline and airport networking events through its regional and global Route Development Forums. Each year, there is one global event and one regional event in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and CIS respectively. http://www.routesonline.com
  • Routes and ASM were acquired by UBM Aviation Worldwide Ltd in August 2010.  From 1st August 2012 Routes, ASM and the Airport Cities Conference and Exhibition become part of the UBM EMEA division of UBM plc.
  • UBM EMEA connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets. Through premier brands such as MD&M, CPhI, IFSEC, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show, the Routes portfolio of events, Airport Cities and many others, UBM EMEA exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.

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About UBM plc  

  • UBM plc is a global events-led marketing services and communications company.  We help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events and online, as well as producing and distributing news and specialist content.  Our 5,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into expert teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.
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