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Biography PhotoLynne Embleton

Appointed April 2017

Lynne became Chief Executive of IAG Cargo in April 2017, having been Managing Director, Gatwick, British Airways, a position she held for over two years. During which, Lynne directed the P&L, commercial, customer service and operational streams of the business.

Prior to this, Lynne held various roles at British Airways including Head of Strategy, whereby Lynne was responsible for strategic business development and planning, alliance management, network planning and airport infrastructure development. Lynne then went on to become Director of Strategy in 2011, a role she held for over 5 years. During which, she was responsible for the British Airways strategy and business plan, worldwide planning of aircraft, scheduling and route network; alongside economic regulation, post-merger integration and the creation and long term development of strategic alliances.

Lynne has over 25 years of experience working within the airline industry, first joining British Airways in October 1992.

Lynne has also been a Non-Executive Director on the IAG Cargo board and President of OpenSkies and is currently acting as Non-Executive Director at British Midland Airways Limited and Chairman of British Airways CityFlyer.

Lynne holds a First Class Honours Degree in Mathematics from the University of Nottingham, a Master's of Business Administration from Lancaster University and a Master's Degree in Management Science and Operational Research from the University of Strathclyde.