The Tata Group has appointed Campbell Wilson as the CEO and MD of Air India. Commenting on the appointment, Wilson said it is a wonderful opportunity to lead the historic airline. Wilson said he has a very challenging job to do in this new role.
“I have informed the executive team and staff union leaders about my resignation from Scoot and the SIA group,” Wilson told Scoot employees. He further said that the road ahead is very challenging and I am happy that the Board of Directors of Air India has elected me as the new CEO of this airline.
He said, “Now is a great opportunity to lead the historic airline owned by the Tata Group, taking it to new heights. I am delighted to begin the journey of this exhilarating challenge.”
He is currently the CEO of Scoot Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines. Singapore Airlines (SIA) is a Tata Group joint venture partner partner in airline expansion. Let us tell you that the Tata group took over the control of Air India from the government on 27 January. The Tata group had made the highest bid for the debt-ridden airline.