Hotel Industry Veteran Sharon Duffy Joins Nor1 as SVP of Global Operations, as the Upsell Leader Expands its Footprint Worldwide
February 3, 2014 – Santa Clara, CA – Nor1, Inc., the technology leader in upsell solutions, today announced that Sharon Duffy has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Global Operations. Duffy brings 30 years of hospitality experience to Nor1, most recently serving as VP, Brand and Franchise Revenue, at Hilton Worldwide.
The appointment comes as Nor1’s products gain increasing market share worldwide. The company has offices in London, Frankfurt, Singapore and Mexico, in addition to its corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley.
We are excited to have Sharon join our team. Her leadership, experience, and passion for creating a world-class team will be critical to our future success” said Jason Bryant, Nor1 Founder and CEO. He concluded, “Her extensive and proven background in revenue management and operations make her the ideal person to lead our global operations team into the future.
As SVP of Global Operations, Duffy will be responsible for managing Nor1’s skilled account and revenue teams. While at Hilton, she led a team of more than 70 people responsible for revenue production, hotel consultation and innovative support. In addition to her extensive tenure at Hilton, she also served as Director of Corporate Relations at Priceline. Her prior experience includes positions in revenue management and front office operations.
I’m really excited to join Nor1,” Duffy said. “I’ve worked closely with Jason and the Nor1 team for the past eight years, and am confident that together we can continue to improve our products and extend our leadership in upsell technology
About Nor1 Inc.
Nor1, Inc. is the technology leader in upsell solutions. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Nor1 provides data-driven pricing and merchandising solutions to maximize incremental revenues for hotels and resorts worldwide such as Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, Carlson Rezidor and Kempinski Hotels. Nor1′s patented, dynamic decisions intelligence engine, PRiME®, powers Nor1′s scalable upsell platform including its signature eStandby Upgrade and the FrontDesk Upsell™.
Nor1 is creating the fusion between technology and guest experience. It’s that combination of expertise and skill that have set Nor1 apart and continues to attract technology’s most distinguished investors such as Concur (CNQR), Goldman Sachs and Accel Partners. For more information, please visit www.nor1.com.
Michael Frenkel, MFC PR