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AirAsia appoints new CEO of Malaysian operations

18-Jun-2012 4:44 PM

AirAsia announced (18-May-2012) the appointment of Aireen Omar as CEO of AirAsia Berhad, the LCC's Malaysia-based operation, effective 01-Jul-2012. Ms Omar will report directly to AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes who was previously CEO of AirAsia Berhad. Ms Omar joined AirAsia in 2006 as director of corporate finance and is currently regional head of corporate finance, treasury and investor relations. Mr Fernandes said, "I am delighted with the appointment of Aireen, who has consistently demonstrated her capabilities and commitment in propelling AirAsia to new heights. She has long been an invaluable part of the senior management team of AirAsia and possesses the vision and leadership qualities crucial for the company’s growth in its second decade." [more - original PR - AirAsia] [more - original PR - AirAsia - II] [more - original PR - AirAsia - III]