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Management Board

In the day-to-day running of the Company, the Chief Executive is supported by the Management Board, the members of which, as at 20 May 2010, were the Chief Financial Officer and:

Robert Boyle

Director of Strategy and Business Units. Joined the airline in 1993 in Corporate Finance, becoming Director of Planning in 2004, Commercial Director from October 2006 until his appointment on 1 January 2009 as Director of Strategy and Business Units.

Garry Copeland

Director of Engineering. Joined the airline in 1989. Having held various positions including Chief Powerplant Engineer and General Manager Engineering and Quality Services, he became Director of Engineering in September 2006.

Andrew Crawley

Director of Sales and Marketing. Joined the airline in 1992 and has worked in a variety of sales, marketing and operational roles in the UK, Europe and Asia. He became Director of Sales and Marketing on 1 January 2009.

Silla Maizey

Acting Customer Director. Joined the airline in 1978 and has held various positions in Finance, Customer Service and Operations. Prior to her appointment as Acting Customer Director on 1 January 2009, Silla was Head of Corporate Responsibility.

Roger Maynard

Director of Investments and Alliances. Joined the airline in 1987 as Vice-President Commercial Affairs North America, becoming Director of Corporate Strategy in May 1991. He was appointed Director of Investments and Joint Ventures in December 1995, in late 2000 Alliances was added to his portfolio.

Tony McCarthy

Director – People and Organisational Effectiveness. Joined the airline in December 2007 from Royal Mail.

The members of the Management Board are designated as persons discharging managerial responsibility, along with the 10 Directors.

The number of Board and Committee meetings attended by each Director during the year is shown in the table below:

Director Board meetings attended in the period Audit Committee meetings attended in the period Nominations Committee meetings attended in the period Remuneration Committee meetings attended in the period Safety Review Committee meetings attended in the period
Total in the period 10 5 4 6 4
Martin Broughton 10   4    
Willie Walsh  10        
Keith Williams 10        
Maarten van den Bergh 10 4 4 6  
Baroness Kingsmill  10 5 4   4
Jim Lawrence 9     6  
Chumpol NaLamlieng* 2/3 1/2      
Dr Martin Read* 2/3   1/1 3/3  
Alison Reed 10 5   6  
Rafael Sánchez-Lozano Turmo** 2/3       1/1
Ken Smart 8 5     4
Baroness Symons 9 5     4

*Retired from the Board on 14 July 2009.

**Joined the Board on 11 December 2009.

Details of the Directors’ remuneration and share interests are set out in the report of the Remuneration Committee.

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