David Lavorel


David was appointed as CEO of SITA in February 2022.

Over the past 20 years, David has served in a range of senior roles at SITA, most recently as CEO of SITA AIRPORT AND BORDERS, where under his leadership and vision, SITA has been leading a strategic change for the industry, helping customers implement digitalized and smart solutions, tackling one of today’s top priorities in the world of travel: seamless passenger journeys across an increasingly intelligent and efficient air transport industry.

David also previously served as CEO of SITA FOR AIRCRAFT, where he pursued a strategy to extract the full potential of the connected aircraft for SITA’s customer airlines. Before that he worked as a Senior VP Corporate Development and Head of the CEO office, where his responsibilities included driving the execution of the company's growth and development plans.

David joined SITA in January 2000 and served as Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions and Head of France Telecom Partnership Management (SITA Communications business).

A Swiss and French national, David is a graduate engineer of Telecom Paris and started his career in consulting including working for KPMG Consulting.


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  • CEO

    February, 2022 - present

  • CEO, Sita At Airports And Borders

  • Interim CEO

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