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Biography PhotoWillie Walsh
Chief Executive Officer

First appointed:
May 2010. Re-elected June 2017

Key areas of experience:
airline industry.

Current external appointments:
Chairman of the National Treasury Management Agency of Ireland. Member of the IATA Board of Governors.

Previous relevant experience:
Chairman, IATA Board of Governors 2016-2017. Chief Executive Officer, British Airways 2005-2011. Chief Executive Officer, Aer Lingus 2001-2005. Chief Operating Officer, Aer Lingus 2000-2001. Chief Executive Officer, Futura (Aer Lingus’ Spanish Charter airline) 1998-2000. Joined Aer Lingus as cadet pilot in 1979.