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2011 Multi-Unit Restaurant Technology Conference
Martyn Holland
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
HMSHost Corporation

Martyn Holland is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of HMSHost. HMSHost is a world leader in creating dining and shopping for travel venues. HMSHost operates in more than 100 airports around the globe, including the 20 busiest airports in North America. The Company has annual sales in excess of $2.5 billion and employs more than 34,000 sales associates worldwide. HMSHost is a part of Autogrill Group, the world’s leading provider of food & beverage and retail services for people on the move. With sales of over €5.7 billion in 2009, the Group operates in 39 countries and employs some 70,000 people. It manages over 5,300 stores in more than 1,200 locations worldwide.

Martyn is responsible for aligning systems resources with business imperatives and expansion plans and facilitating the growth and profitability of the company through strategic investments in technology.

Martyn has thirty years of experience in the business systems field, as a software consultant and in various management roles from Project Manager to CIO. His business experience ranges from insurance and banking, to distribution, foodservice, and retail.

Previously employed by Sunglass Hut International, he has held information systems positions with PepsiCo, Burger King, Tupperware Worldwide and the CAP Group of London with the last sixteen years as CIO.

Martyn has a Degree in International Marketing from Southwest University (Bristol, England).

Martyn balances his professional career with his wife and two children, cycling, woodworking, fly fishing, philately and competitive soccer.