Americas appointments highlights - May-2020

12 June, 2020

The travel, tourism and aviation industries in the Americas region witness policy and upper level changes on a daily basis. It is important to not only keep tabs of these organisations direction, but to also monitor changes in executive branches to see the wider picture of the travel market. The Blue Swan Daily will keep you informed of these movements each month, with a full wrap of the key changes in the Americas market, while also looking forward to key appointments announced for the month.

Here are the key executive changes for May-2020:

  • FedEx Express appointed Kawal Preet as president of the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa region, effective 01-Jun-2020.
  • United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby announced the airline appointed Jon Roitman as COO and SVP, effective 01-Jun-2020.
  • United Airlines appointed Gregory Hart as EVP for strategy and planning, effective 01-Jun-2020.
  • Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings appointed Lillian A Dukes as SVP technical operations, succeeding Larry Gibbons who will transition into an advisory role on 01-Jul-2020.
  • Hawaiian Airlines promoted operations chief pilot Robert Johnson to the position of VP of flight operations, succeeding Ken Rewick who is retiring.
  • United Airlines appointed EVP and chief administrative officer Brett J Hart as president, effective 20-May-2020.