Air Asia India has made an announcement on Thursday that Mr. Amar Abrol will be the new CEO of the company with the effect from April 1, 2016. He will succeed Mittu Chandilya. Chandilya’s contract with the airline will ends on March 31, 2016.
Mr. Abrol born and raised in India and graduated from Delhi University. He is a chartered accountant by profession. Prior to this appointment Mr. Amar Abrol was working as the CEO of Tune Money. Tune Money is a start-up company that delivers low-cost financial products in South-East Asia. Mr. Abrol has no prior experience in the aviation industry. Before joining Tune Money in 2013, he spent 19 years with American Express, leading diverse teams across multiple markets including Hong Kong, Singapore, UK, India and Malaysia.
AirAsia India, a joint venture of Tata Sons, AirAsia and Telestra Tradeplace Pvt Ltd. Air Asia India started operations in June 2014 with AirAsia Bhd owning 49 per cent stakes, Tata Sons 41 per cent and the rest owned by Ankur Bhatia’s Telestra Tradeplace.
The airline has also announced the appointment of Mr. Ankur Khanna as the chief financial officer (CFO) and Kiran Jain as head of commercial operations.
Mr. Ankur Khanna joins from Air France/KLM, where he most recently held the position of Regional Finance Head for the Middle East/Gulf region based in Dubai.
And Kiran Jain has over 25 years of aviation related experience covering airports, airlines and duty free and most recently headed the Airport Marketing and Route Development function at Delhi International Airport.
Extra Info :
Air Asia India Headquarter : Chennai
Chairman : S. Ramadorai
Founder : Tony Fernandes
So now lets discuss some questions related to this article which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the person who will be the new CEO of Air Asia India ?
2. Mr. Amar Abrol is going to succeed whom as CEO of Air Asia India ?
3. Who is the New CFO of Air Asia India ?
Courtesy : The Hindu