Nadda Buranasiri takes helm as AirAsia X’s new group CEO
AirAsia X Thailand CEO Nadda Buranasiri has assumed the role of AirAsia X Group CEO, as co-group CEOs Kamarudin Meranun and Tony Fernandes are given redesignations as non-executive directors.
Both Kamarudin and Fernandes will continue to oversee the the strategic direction of the business and its operations as directors of AirAsia X.
Nadda brings a wealth of experience in a broad range of industries, including senior roles in sales, advertising, banking and the music industry – where he once was the managing director of record label MCA, which later became Universal Music Thailand.
He joined the aviation industry in January 2014 as CEO of AirAsia X Thailand, and was instrumental in helping to set up the airline’s Bangkok-based longhaul operations.
source: TTG Asia