Mr. Shai Weiss has been Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited since July 2014. Mr. Weiss is responsible for the financial operations of the business and oversees revenue management and strategy. (bloomberg.com) Weiss is the first Israeli national to helm a major international airline. (timesofisrael.com)
An Israeli has been appointed the chief executive officer of UK-based airline Virgin Atlantic. Shai Weiss, 50, will succeed Craig Kreeger in January 2019, according to Bloomberg. Weiss is the “right leader to take Virgin Atlantic to the next level” and has a “relentless ability to challenge the status quo,” the British carrier said in a statement on Thursday.
He was a Principal at Jerusalem Venture Partners.
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