Sean Coyle has been handed the financial controls at Aer Lingus.
Coyle,who has been employed at rival Ryanair since 1998 will take over as FD
on 11 August.
John Sharman, Chairman of Aer Lingus, said: ‘Challenging times bring unique
opportunities and we are delighted that Sean is joining us. Sean has proven
experience and will significantly strengthen our management team.’
Coyle served as Director of Scheduled Revenue at Ryanair Holdings plc
overseeing route selection and profitability, network strategy and capacity
allocation. He joined Ryanair in 1998 and previously served as Head of Investor
Relations and Commercial Director. He qualified as a chartered accountant with
KPMG in 1997.
Coyle said:’Aer Lingus has a clear strategy for growth and my experience,
within the sector, equips me to contribute immediately towards delivering on its
objectives. The group has one of the strongest capital structures within the
industry to deliver growth and to successfully navigate through the current
challenging operating environment.’
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