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EasyJet appoints Johan Lundgren as CEO

Posted 10 November 2017 · Add Comment

EasyJet today announced the appointment of Johan Lundgren as CEO.



This follows the announcement on 17 July that Carolyn McCall had advised the Board of her intention to leave easyJet in order to become CEO of ITV plc.

Johan will be joining the Board of easyJet plc as a director and CEO on 1 December and Carolyn will step down as CEO and from the Board on 30 November. She will remain with the airline until 31 December to assist with the transition.

Johan has over 30 years' experience in the travel sector, the last 12 of which were with TUI Group where he was Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer, Mainstream Markets.

John Barton, Chairman of easyJet, said: "I and the easyJet Board are delighted to announce Johan as our new CEO.  Johan has proven experience in European travel as CEO and in broader group roles.  He is strategic yet operationally focussed and has proved himself to be a customer-centric, charismatic and successful leader.

"EasyJet is a structural winner in a dynamic aviation environment. Johan inherits a leadership team of strength and depth, engaged people and loyal passengers flying on Europe's best network.

"I am sure that under his leadership easyJet will go from strength to strength.

"Finally, I wanted to reiterate everyone at easyJet's thanks to Carolyn for all she has done for the airline and to wish her well in her exciting new role."

Johan Lundgren commented: "I have flown with and been a fan of easyJet and its wonderful people for many years. This is an exciting time to be joining Europe's leading airline. Carolyn has built a fantastic team and with them I look forward to contributing to easyJet's continued success."

 

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