Cornelis Vrieswijk appointed GoAir CEO

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Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier GoAir on Tuesday announced the appointment of Cornelis Vrieswijk (Cor) as its new Chief Executive Officer effective June 4, 2018.

According to the airline, Cor has over 25 years of experience in aviation and travel industry and has been associated with major brands like Thomas Cook Group, EasyJet Airline Company and Transavia Airlines in various roles.

“Cor will work with the Board and leadership team to expand and implement a range of strategic initiatives to lead the airline into its next phase of growth,” GoAir’s Managing Director Jeh Wadia was quoted as saying in a statement.

“I am confident that Cor will help scale GoAir further and establish it as a most profitable low cost carrier in the highly competitive Indian market.”

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As per the statement, Cor will be reporting to the Chairman, Managing Director and the Board of Directors of GoAir.

“He has rich experience in driving ventures, transitions, turnarounds and large-scale projects for diverse and multifaceted organisations with emphasis in aviation or travel and aircraft maintenance industry on a European stage,” the cstatement said.

“His has significant expertise in international business development, operational streamlining, aircraft engineering and maintenance and process automation.”



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