Qantas Seeks To Appoint Former IATA Director Tony Tyler To Board

Qantas Airways has announced its intent to appoint former IATA and Cathay Pacific Head, Tony Tyler, to its Board of Directors.

The Australian flag carrier will hold a shareholder vote to confirm Tyler’s position, and if approved, he will join the board in October. He will serve as a non-executive director. Tyler’s other current board appointments include BOC Aviation and Bombardier.

Tyler was Director General  & CEO of IATA from 2011 to 2016. Prior to that, he served as CEO of Cathay Pacific from 2007-2011, having joined the airline in 1978.