Wizz Air has welcomed Marion Geoffroy as the brand new managing director of Wizz Air UK.
Owain Jones, the outgoing managing director, will proceed on the firm as chief provide chain and authorized officer.
Geoffroy brings to the position over a decade of expertise within the aviation trade, having joined Wizz Air in 2015 as head of authorized and common counsel earlier than being appointed chief company officer in 2018.
Is this position she was accountable for overseeing the Legal, information safety and well being and security in addition to authorities affairs and sustainability departments.
Prior to becoming a member of Wizz Air, Geoffroy held senior management roles within the authorized division of Air France-KLM and served as common counsel at Verlingue Insurance Brokers.
This appointment comes at an thrilling time for Wizz Air, following the launch of over 65 UK routes prior to now yr and opening of two new bases at Gatwick and Doncaster Sheffield, with its fourth base at Cardiff Airport as a result of launch in summer time 2022.
Geoffroy stated: “There is little question the previous yr has been difficult for the trade, however at Wizz we’ve remained targeted on nimbly adjusting to altering journey restrictions, shortly rebuilding capability to fulfill demand, and profiting from new market alternatives.
“Looking ahead, we can see there is a huge appetite for travel and the booking trends are very encouraging, which is why we are planning to hire more than 120 cabin crew members and pilots in the UK by December, so that we can bring all our UK aircraft back into service by the end of the year.”