Colombian secretary general for Icao
The 36-state governing body of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (Icao), the Icao Council, has appointed Juan Carlos Salazar of Colombia as the organisation's new secretary general for a three-year term, beginning 1 August 2021. He succeeds Fang Liu of China, who has held the position for two consecutive terms since 2015.
Salazar brings extensive professional experience in the administration of complex organisations on the national, regional and international level and is an expert in aviation law and standards. He looks back on more than 25 years of experience in international negotiations in the fields of aviation, management and public policy. Salazar has been serving as director general of Civil Aviation of Colombia at Aerocivil since January 2018. (amh)