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Director Appointments

easyJet names new CEO

10 November 2017 13:24

easyJet has announced the appointment of Johan Lundgren as the Company's new Chief Executive Officer, with effect from on 1 December.

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.

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."

At 1:24pm: (LON:EZJ) easyJet PLC share price was +2.5p at 1272.5p

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