Campbell Wilson, who has been picked by Tata Sons to steer Air India, has resigned from his present place at Singapore Airlines (SIA).
“This afternoon I informed the executive team and your union leaders of my resignation from Scoot and the SIA Group,” Wilson stated in a communique despatched to Scoot staff on May 13.
“It is especially hard to leave Scoot which, in two chapters, I have had the honour and pleasure of nurturing – together with a wonderful, wonderful group of people, past and present – from a mere spreadsheet to, amongst many other things, the World’s Best Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airline,” Wilson stated.
Tata Sons on May 12 introduced the appointment of Campbell Wilson as chief govt officer (CEO) and managing director (MD) of Air India.
Wilson, 50, has 26 years of aviation trade experience throughout each full service and low-cost airways. He is the founding CEO of low-cost airline Scoot, a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA).
Referring to his appointment to Air India, Wilson stated, “it is a fantastic opportunity to lead a historic airline, now owned by the Tata Group, to new heights, and I am grateful to embark on that exciting challenge with the full blessings of the SIA management team.”
Wilson began his profession as a administration trainee with SIA in New Zealand in 1996. He then labored for SIA in Canada, Hong Kong and Japan earlier than returning to Singapore in 2011 because the founding CEO of Scoot, which he led till 2016.
Wilson then served because the Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing of SIA, the place he oversaw Pricing, Distribution, eCommerce, Merchandising, Brand & Marketing, Global Sales and the airline’s abroad workplaces, earlier than returning for a second stint because the CEO of Scoot in April 2020.