In an email to clients, HomeAway VP, North America Bill Furlong announced Cliff Vars as the new General Manager of HomeAway Software.
“Cliff’s experience in enterprise software over the past 17 years and his recent involvement in the vacation rental industry makes him an ideal fit for the role,” said Furlong. “Cliff joined HomeAway Software in 2012 from IBM and previously served as the Director of Products, where he drove a strong set of products and features. I am happy to hand the General Management position over to someone with a proven track record who is already familiar with our industry, our products, and our passion for customer success.”
“This is a great appointment by HomeAway (Expedia) and the clients should be very pleased,” said Doug Macnaught, founding member of The VRM Consultants. “Cliff is passionate about the qualitative development of products that customers want, and he also shows a great understanding of the industry as a whole. The future of the software division is in safe hands.”