Alex Cruz Stands Down As British Airways CEO


In an unexpected announcement on Octobr 12th Alex Cruz, who became Chairman and Chief Executive of British Airways in 2016, is stepping down to be replaced by Sean Doyle, currently CEO of Aer Lingus, who previously spent 20 years at BA. I have known Alex Cruz since he was CEO at Click Air, a low cost subsidiary of Iberia, which merged with Vueling, another low cost airline, where he subsequently also became CEO. Alex Cruz Steps down as Chairman and CEO of British Airways (Photo by Geoff Caddick - WPA Pool/Getty ... [+] Images) Getty Images At that time, I came to know an energetic boss who led a dynamic, growing and profitable airline, held in high regard by his young team. Move more...