Jean-Charles Odelé-Gruau | Director, Industry Payment Services
International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Jean-Charles Odelé-Gruau, Director, Industry Payment Services, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Jean-Charles is a French, trilingual executive with over 20 years of experience in the Air Transport Industry in prestigious corporations such as Air France and Panalpina World Transport.
Since he joined IATA in May 2003, Jean-Charles has held different positions as Country Manager, leading the IATA Agenda in markets such as Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom and Ireland.
From 2011 through 2017, Jean-Charles led IATA Financial and Distribution Services in The Americas, covering Distribution and Payment activities through IATAN, Cargo Network Services (CNS), NDC, One Order and the IATA Settlement Systems linked to airlines distribution (BSP and CASS) which represents an operation of over 35 billion USD/year.
Since March 2017, Jean-Charles is leading IATA Industry Payment Services, a department that supports the airlines to be in control of their Payment strategy through a wide range of activities and products, enabling trust and good business between parties.
Jean-Charles holds a Degree in International Business Administration from Universitas Nebrissensis (Madrid).

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