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CFO appointed at British Airways

British Airways has appointed John Rishton as chief financial officer, replacing its current head of finance, Derek Stevens, who retires this autumn.

The CIMA-qualified accountant, who will take up his position on 1 September, is also to take a seat on the airline’s board. He currently holds the position of financial controller and sits on various finance committees within the company.

Rod Eddington, chief executive of British Airways, said: ‘John has a broad, deep understanding of British Airways and the challenges we face. He has the character, knowledge and expertise necessary to play a vital role in our continuing recovery.’

Rishton joined BA in 1994 after 15 years in various finance roles at Ford.

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