29-Apr-2013 2:06 PM

Robert Sharp appointed CEO for Tiger Australia

Tiger Airways Holdings Limited (Tiger Airways) announced (29-Apr-2013) the appointment of Rob Sharp as the new CEO for Tiger Airways Australia Pty Limited (Tiger Australia). Mr Sharp will commence work at Tiger Australia on 01-May-2013. Mr Sharp has held a number of executive positions with Qantas Airways over the past 15 years. Tiger Airways and Virgin Australia Holdings Limited (Virgin Australia) are currently in the process of finalising a proposed joint venture under which Virgin Australia would acquire 60% of the existing shares in Tiger Australia from Tiger Airways. The proposed transaction still remains subject to certain conditions and regulatory approvals, including clearance from the Foreign Investment Review Board. [more - original PR]