Embleton leaves cargo business - who's next?
Lynne Embleton has been appointed chief executive of Aer Lingus, effective 6 April 2021. She replaces Donal Moriarty, who has been interim chief executive since October 2020 and who will return to his role as the airline’s chief corporate affairs officer.
Embleton has been CEO and chairman of IAG Cargo since 2017. Prior to that, she held numerous senior roles at British Airways including managing director at Gatwick, director of strategy and chairman of BA CityFlyer. She joined the airline in 1992.
IAG chief executive Luis Gallego: "I’m confident that she has the skills to lead Aer Lingus through the pandemic and enable it to emerge in a strong competitive position in the future."
Asked by ITJ who will succeed her at IAG Cargo, and when, the airline said it "had no further comments". (amh)