Emiratis hand over leadership
The Etihad aviation group sold its 40% holding in Air Seychelles to the government in April. Since it is no longer a shareholder in the now state-owned airline, the mandates of the CEO and the CFO employed by Etihad Airways ended on 30 June 2021.
Thus, Sandy Benoiton (photo) has succeeded Remco Althuis, who had been appointed as the chief executive of Seychelles' national airline in September 2018.
Benoiton has been with Air Seychelles, which was founded in 1978, for more than two decades, serving most previously as its COO. Tyrian Gendron will replace Michael Berlouis as CFO. (amh)