Global loyalty and benefits company Collinson, parent of Priority Pass, has appointed Paul Caris as chief information officer.
Caris will be responsible for leading the company’s global technology strategy, with his remit spanning Collinson’s loyalty, travel experiences, insurance and assistance offerings, supporting more than 20 million customers globally.
Caris has held several leadership roles across multiple industries, including technology, media, retail, financial services and construction. Prior to joining Collinson, he spent more than three years running a technology consultancy for the provision of interim CIO services for firms including Metropolitan, Viridor and Host Europe Group. Before this, he was CIO at Eversheds Law Firm.
Christopher Evans, joint CEO of Collinson, said: “We are delighted to welcome Paul to the team, who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from previous consultancy and in-house roles.”
Caris commented: “I am thrilled to be joining Collinson at such an exciting time. The entrepreneurial culture provides the perfect environment for the adoption of new technologies to drive new product development and strengthen the company’s position as global leader in loyalty and benefits.”