Change In Boardroom - Mr Tharumalingam A/L Kanagalingam
|Date of change||06 Mar 2017|
|Name||MR THARUMALINGAM A/L KANAGALINGAM|
|Type of change||Appointment|
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia
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Mr. Tharumalingam A/L Kanagalingam (Mr. Tharumalingam") serves as Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (Operations) of AirAsia overseeing commercial functions, network planning, flight operations, engineering, ICT, guest services, ramp management, cargo and security, as well as the business development of new airlines.
He joined AirAsia in 2001 as Ground Operations Manager, where he was responsible for the implementation of the low-cost concept in operations and procurement. Since then, he has held several key posts including Purchasing and Supplies Senior Manager, Regional Guest Services Director and President and Group Chief Operating Officer.
As Group Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Tharumalingam supervised AirAsia's operations in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and India, drove process improvement and set up new airlines in the region for the group. Prior to joining AirAsia, Mr. Tharumalingam worked extensively in the publication and music industry at various production hoiuses, including as Production Controller at EMI Music Malaysia as well as Operations Manager and Promotions Manager at Warner Music Malaysia.
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|Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer||
|Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer||
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|Company Name||AIRASIA BERHAD|
|Date Announced||06 Mar 2017|
|Category||Change in Boardroom|