EasyJet Picks TUI Group Executive As Next CEO

UK LCC easyJet has selected TUI Group deputy CEO Johan Lundgren as its next CEO, succeeding Carolyn McCall who will hand over leadership of the airline on November 30.

Lundgren has over 30 years’ travel sector experience, including 12 years with TUI Groupas as Group Deputy CEO and CEO for Mainstream Markets.

Lundgren became a board member in 2007 and was appointed as TUI Group deputy CEO in October 2011. He has previously been CEO of TUI Nordic and MD of TUI Travel’s northern region.

McCall has led easyJet for seven years, since 2010. Her departure was announced in July, after she accepted the CEO position at UK television company ITV.