British Airways Appoints New People Director

British Airways has announced that Maria Da Cunha, HR & Legal Director, is stepping down from British Airways after 17 years. Angela Williams has been appointed to the role of People Director for British Airways and will be effective June 4, 2018.

Maria joined British Airways’ legal team in 2000, taking on responsibility for the legal function in 2003 and for public affairs in 2006.  Following the creation of IAG in 2011, Maria added HR to her responsibilities and joined British Airways’ Management Committee.

Angela Williams is currently Group People Director at the consumer group Which? and, prior to this, she was Group HR Director at Sodexo, the world’s largest provider of quality of life services.

Andrew Fleming, Head of Legal & Company Secretary, will take up leadership of British Airways’ legal function, reporting to Alex Cruz.