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Thiagarajan returns home for Air Mauritius top job

Posted 20 June 2017 · Add Comment

Somaskaran Thiagarajan APPAVOU has been named as the new CEO of Air Mauritius and will take office on 14 July.


IT will be a coming home for Thiagarajan, who started his career at Air Mauritius Ltd in the Strategic Planning department in November 1997
He joined Airbus in 2001 as Supply Chain Support Director and was based in Hamburg, Germany. In 2007, he was appointed as Regional Sales Director for Subcontinent India and moved to Toulouse, France in 2009. as Sales Director, Airbus Customer Affairs, in charge of the Middle East and North Africa region.
He was promoted to Senior Sales Director at Airbus (Dubai) in 2011.
He is also a passionate pilot having obtained his licence in 1999. He is married and has two children.

 

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