Alexis Labonne takes Hermes helm as new CTO

Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Hermes Logistics Technologies (HTL), a leading provider of cargo management systems for the airfreight industry, has appointed Alexis Labonne as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as it prepares to roll out its latest version, called Hermes 5 (H5).

The United Kingdom-headquartered tech leader, which has been pioneering digital solutions for airlines and air cargo handlers since 2002, will roll out H5 this year, with a leading European handling agent amongst its first customers to deploy the innovative new version.

Alexis Labonne has over 20 years’ experience in technology, most recently with Hitachi Consulting working on Security and Customs, Education and Government projects, as Architect and CTO.

“Hermes has invested considerably to advance our technological infrastructure, as well as the Hermes functionality,” said Yuval Baruch, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Hermes Logistics Technologies.

“Our H5 version is proof of our innovation-focused approach to the industry, aimed at ensuring that our customers keep benefitting from the best Cargo Management System (CMS) and Hub Management System (HMS) in the world.

Alexis Labonne, who takes over from Oded Lavee, comes from a software development and architecture background, and has worked as Chief Architect/CTO and as Enterprise Architect for a number of companies, including Hitachi Consulting, BT, GSK, UK Council, Pfizer and KPMG.

Alexis Labonne will head the HLT team of air cargo technical experts, who are now following a digital roadmap to use the power of Cloud services, IoT, AI and blockchain technologies.