Oman Air CEO steps down
Muscat, February 5, 2014
Oman Air has announced that its chief executive officer Wayne Pearce has decided to leave the airline after more than two years in the post.
He will leave by the end of this month.
Oman Air chairman Darwish bin Ismael bin Ali Al Balushi, announcing Pearce’s departure, said: “Working with Oman Air’s board of directors, Wayne Pearce has done an excellent job of steering Oman Air through a key phase of our development. Following a period of rapid expansion, all the vital elements are now in place for the next phase of our growth, whilst also safeguarding continued increases in passenger numbers.”
“Mr Pearce leaves us after introducing greater frequencies on a number of key routes, increasing the revenue and passengers’ numbers and improvement in on time performance”
“On behalf of all my colleagues on the Board of Directors & the Staff of Oman Air, I would like to express our gratitude and appreciation for the contribution Mr Pearce has made to Oman Air’s ongoing success and we wish him well in his next role.”
“ Oman Air shall remain committed to its strategic priorities while the search of the new CEO takes place, these include pursuing the expansion plan, maintaining the highest standard of service both in quality and safety, promote Oman as one the best tourism and investment destinations and development of human resource capital in the aviation and airline sectors.”
Wayne Pearce commented: “It has been both a pleasure and an honour to manage Oman Air through this crucial stage of its development. I would like to thank the chairman and the board of directors for their support and to staff at every level of Oman Air for the efforts they have provided throughout my tenure as CEO. I am pleased to have played a role in ensuring that Oman Air is now a more professionally capable airline, whilst maintaining a clear focus on delivering the highest quality standards in all areas of the airline’s operations.” - TradeArabia News Service