Articles tagged “execs”

Airlines

KLM Names First Female CEO

Air France-KLM continues to lead on female leadership in the airline industry. Rail executive Marjan Rintel will become KLM's first female CEO when she succeeds outgoing Pieter Elbers in July.

KLM Names First Female CEO

Airlines

Norwegian Air Appoints New CEO Effective Immediately

A few years ago Norwegian Air was remaking low-cost, long-haul travel. Now it's focus is on remaking its own business and a former CFO holding the reins isn't a bad place to start.

Norwegian Air Appoints New CEO Effective Immediately

Airlines

United’s Scott Kirby Finally Gets a CEO Job: Now What?

In almost every room he enters, Scott Kirby is the smartest person. Everyone knows it — including him. As CEO, though, he may need to show a little humility. Can he do it?

United’s Scott Kirby Finally Gets a CEO Job: Now What?

Online Travel

Huge Reorg at Expedia, CEO Out, Diller Takes Over

Well, this is a surprise. Expedia's two top executives resign unexpectedly. And Barry Diller moves in.

Huge Reorg at Expedia, CEO Out, Diller Takes Over

Hotels

Marriott Loses New Senator Mitt Romney From its Board

Despite the presence of a significant political figure on its board, Marriott has consistently risen above politics and represented the interests of hotel chains and tourism as a whole quite well over the last few years.

Marriott Loses New Senator Mitt Romney From its Board

Airlines

JetBlue’s First Female President Wants More Diversity and Higher Profits

Airlines need more diversity at the senior leadership levels. But new JetBlue President and COO Joanna Geraghty would prefer to be known for more than her gender. That seems like a fair request, no? Let's see if she can fix the airline's on-time performance.

JetBlue’s First Female President Wants More Diversity and Higher Profits

Media and PR

Lonely Planet CEO to Depart as Company Pursues Sale

Lonely Planet has weathered the death of the guidebook better than any of its peers, and its new leader will need to figure out a way to flourish rather than just survive as it builds on the pieces of its empire.

Lonely Planet CEO to Depart as Company Pursues Sale

Airlines

What It Means for United That CEO Munoz Doubles as Chief Apology Officer

Under Oscar Munoz, United Airlines has a knack for getting itself in the news with viral stories. But operationally and financially, the airline is doing OK, and sophisticated investors aren't calling for him to leave. He may get more time to fix what ails United.

What It Means for United That CEO Munoz Doubles as Chief Apology Officer

Airlines

WestJet CEO Leaves Suddenly With Discount Airline Launch on the Agenda

There's rarely a sleepy transition of power in the airline industry and WestJet is no exception. Sims is facing a labor negotiations predicament that could prevent the carrier from moving quickly to launch its low-cost arm.

WestJet CEO Leaves Suddenly With Discount Airline Launch on the Agenda

Hotels

Wynn’s Departure Signals an Opportunity for Women to Rise in Gaming Leadership

Time's up for hospitality and gaming companies: the dearth of women in leadership roles needs to be fixed.

Wynn’s Departure Signals an Opportunity for Women to Rise in Gaming Leadership