Interactive agency iXL, Atlanta, named Trip Davis, most recently president of iXL West, general manager of iXL's Internet Travel Services Group based in Phoenix. Mr. Davis founded Green Room Productions, San Francisco, a Web developer specializing in the travel industry, which was acquired by iXL in February 1998. IXL also announced its Internet Travel Services Group was expanding into strategic consulting for the category.
In related news, iXL has acquired financial information systems developer Pequot Systems. Stefan Chopin, Pequot president, will become senior VP-financial services vertical group for iXL, based in Norwalk, Conn.
Copyright November 1998, Crain Communications Inc.