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SpiceJet appoints Sanjiv Kapoor as new COO

PTI | Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 18:29

New Delhi: SpiceJet on Thursday announced the appointment of Sanjiv Kapoor, aviation consultant and a former member of Bangladesh's GMG Airlines' Board, as its Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Kapoor, who would be occupying the post from Friday, had earlier worked with US carrier Northwest Airlines in several roles spanning corporate finance, business planning, procurement and operations, the no-frills carrier said in a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Besides Singapore's Temasek Holdings and the Boston Consulting Group in the US, Kapoor also worked with consultancy firm Bain and Company as a leader in their airline practice and worked with several large global carriers at the Board level on their fleet planning, network optimisation and revenue management.

His most recent stint was in the GMG Airlines where he led several initiatives towards improving productivity, cost control and customer satisfaction.

In April 2012, S. Natrajhen, formerly with Sun TV and erstwhile COO of SpiceJet, was appointed whole-time director of SpiceJet and designated Executive Director. The airline's CEO Neil Mills quit in July last year.

First Published: Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 18:29
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