Wizz Air has promoted two members of management to Wizz Air’s executive team.
Iain Wetherall, currently Head of Financial Planning & Control and Investor Relations, is being promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and will be effective August 1, 2017. He joined Wizz Air in July 2011 as Head of Corporate Finance and, following the Company’s initial public offering in 2015, he also led the Company’s investor relations function before taking on his current role in September 2016.
Iain is a chartered accountant, holds an Advanced Treasury Diploma from the Association of Corporate Treasurers, a Securities and Investment Diploma from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments and was a Securities Representative authorized by the Securities and Futures Authority (now Financial Conduct Authority). Prior to Wizz Air, Iain gained experience in tax & treasury, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, accounting, audit, corporate governance, internal control and consulting in various finance roles for Royal Ahold, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG and Singer & Friedlander Bank Limited.
Heiko Holm, currently Head of Technical Services, is being promoted to Wizz Air’s Chief Technical Officer (CTO). Heiko graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg, Germany as an Engineer specialized in Aircraft Construction and Design and went on to build a successful career with Lufthansa Technik, ultimately becoming the Director of Operations for Lufthansa Technik in Shenzhen, China, where he joined Wizz Air. The appointment is also effective August 1, 2017.