The Cathay Pacific Group has named the following senior management appointments.
Ronald Lam will take on the role of chief executive officer effective January 1, 2023. Previously chief customer and commercial officer, he is responsible for all customer, commercial and cargo-related activities of the Cathay Pacific Group’s airlines.
In his new position, he will lead the airline through its post-Covid recovery and the introduction of the Three-Runway System at Hong Kong International Airport. He will also continue to serve as chair of HK Express.
Effective from January 1, 2023, Lavinia Lau will take over Lam’s role as chief customer and commercial officer. Lau will also be appointed executive director on the board of Cathay Pacific. She will be succeeded by Erica Peng, who will also be appointed director of customer travel.
Alex McGowan will be appointed chief operations and service delivery officer and also executive director on the board of Cathay Pacific effective April 1, 2023. McGowan will also be appointed chair of Air Hong Kong.
Mandy Ng, currently chief executive officer of the HK Express, will return to Cathay Pacific as director service delivery effective April 1, 2023.
Jeanette Mao, currently general manager inflight services at Cathay Pacific, will take over Ng’s current position of chief executive officer of the HK Express from April 1, 2023.