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Tata Group appoints Campbell Wilson as new MD & CEO of Air India

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: The Tata Sons on Thursday, May 12, announced the appointment of Campbell Wilson as the managing director and chief executive officer (MD & CEO) of Air India.

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The Air India board approved the appointment of Wilson subject to requisite regulatory approvals, it said in a statement.

“I am delighted to welcome Campbell to Air India. He is an industry veteran having worked in key global markets cutting across multiple functions. Further, Air India would benefit from his added experience of having built an airline brand in Asia. I look forward to working with him in building a world-class airline,” N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Air India said.

WHO IS CAMPBELL WILSON?

Campbell Wilson, 50, has 26 years of aviation industry expertise across both full service and low-cost airlines. He is the CEO of Scoot, the wholly owned low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA).

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On his appointment, Campbell Wilson said, “It is honour to be selected to lead the iconic Air India and be a part of the highly respected Tata Group. Air India is at the cusp of an exciting journey to become one of the best airlines in the world, offering world-class products and services with a distinct customer experience that reflects Indian warmth and hospitality. I am excited to join Air India and Tata colleagues in the mission of realising that ambition.”

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