Thursday, February 29, 2024

Andrew Jacobs Joins accesso as Managing Director, Europe

[quote]I’m excited to be part of a company that mirrors my personal values of integrity and commitment, and to have the opportunity to partner with Europe’s leading attractions and entertainment companies.” — Andrew Jacobs[/quote]

London, UK — accesso (AIM:ACSO), a premier technology solutions provider to the global attractions and leisure industry, has announced that Andrew Jacobs has joined its executive team as Managing Director, Europe.

accesso AndrewJacobs HeadshotJacobs, an accomplished business solutions executive, joins accesso following a successful tenure as the Divisional Director to the entertainment industry for OmniCo.  Previously he was a co-founder of MATRA Systems and built its U.S. and European business, with a principal focus on the amusements and attractions industry.  MATRA was purchased by Clarity/OmniCo in 2006.

As Managing Director for Europe, Jacobs will lead accesso’s efforts around queuing and ticketing across the region.

“With more than 25 years in the retail transaction business in both the attractions and entertainment industries, we are thrilled Andrew has joined our team and brings his proven leadership skills, business development expertise and passion for technology to Accesso” said Steve Brown, accesso COO for North America and Europe.  “His track record for building strong customer relationships and delivering creative technology solutions make him the right leader as we further expand our full range of ticketing and queuing solutions across Europe – a region filled with attraction companies eager to drive topline revenue growth through innovative use of technology.”

“Accesso’s portfolio of technologies combined with its growth trajectory offer a future with great promise and impact in one of the world’s most dynamic industries,” said Jacobs.

Jacobs will be based in the United Kingdom.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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