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GoAir ropes in Cornelis Vrieswijk as the new chief executive officer

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Marketing
Last updated : June 26, 2018 11:33 AM
He will be based out of Mumbai.

GoAir recently has announced the appointment of Cornelis Vrieswijk (Cor) as the new chief executive officer effective June 4, 2018. He will be based out of Mumbai and reporting to the chairman, managing director and the board of directors of GoAir.

Vrieswijk, comes with over 25 years of experience in aviation and travel industry. In the past, he has contributed to the high growth of major aviation brands like Thomas Cook Group, EasyJet Airline Company and Transavia Airlines through in various roles.

At EasyJet, he led significant operational performance improvement during a period of high growth, as well as crafting innovative solutions to business mergers and MRO in and outsourcing opportunities.

Commenting on the occasion, Jeh Wadia, managing director, GoAir says, "On behalf of the board members, I welcome the appointment of Cornelis Vrieswijk as CEO of GoAir. 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. 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."

Commenting on his appointment, Vrieswijk says in a press note, "I believe GoAir has tremendous potential in the aviation market today. I am truly honoured and overwhelmed to join this dynamic airline and see myself closely working with the entire GoAir team in realising its objectives. My primary focus will be to grow the airline to a strong position and modelling the desired changes for further growth and expansion."

First Published : June 07, 2018 04:00 PM