Cathay names veteran insider as HK Express CEOBusiness | 19 Aug 2019 5:54 pm
Cathay Pacific Airways has appointed veteran insider Mandy Ng as chief executive of budget carrier, HK Express.
Stakes over from former chief executive Ronald Lam who was named as Cathay Pacific chief customer and commercial officer earlier. Lam also assumes the chairmanship of HK Express, a statement said.
"Our commitment towards HK Express operating as a stand-alone low-cost airline remains unchanged,” said Lam.
Ng has spent 17 years with Cathay Pacific.
She began her career with the Cathay Pacific Group as a management trainee in 1999 and
has since held a variety of positions involving planning, revenue and sales in Hong Kong,
Thailand and Malaysia.
This included being the the manager, airline planning, where she was responsible for
overseeing the group’s scheduling, departure and arrival slots, aircraft use and
profit optimisation for its fleet of more than 200 passenger and cargo aircraft.
Ng also spent years working in sales and revenue management. She led the sales forces in Hong Kong, Macau and the Pearl
River Delta as passenger sales manager.
Before joining HK Express, Ng was general manager business development at Swire
Pacific, since July 2018. Before that, she was the director and general manager of Akzonobel Swire Paints Hong Kong, in charge of the joint venture betweenSwire and Akzonobel that manufactures and distributes decorative paints in mainland
China and Hong Kong, primarily under the Dulux brand.