Mar 01, 2017: IAG Cargo has appointed Lewis Girdwood as chief financial officer, effective from March 1. Girdwood joins the business from EasyJet, where he was head of financial planning and analysis. With over 25 years of financial experience, Girdwood joins the IAG Cargo leadership team and will play a key role in delivering the carrier’s business strategy.
His role at IAG Cargo will focus on driving the business to achieve its financial and related targets, ensuring compliance with all corporate governance requirements and maintaining the right level of internal control for success. During his seven years at EasyJet Girdwood successfully delivered a number of business critical projects, including the 2013 fleet acquisition of the next generation airbus NEOs, enabling EasyJet to grow scale and become the UK’s largest airline.
“Lewis brings a diverse skillset drawn from multiple industries from which we as a business can learn,” said, Drew Crawley, chief executive, IAG Cargo.
Girdwood said, “I was hugely impressed by the drive of Drew and the senior team at IAG Cargo to deliver a first class customer proposition. I’m delighted to be joining IAG Cargo and look forward to supporting the growth plans of the business.”