[HD video below] Garuda Indonesia has appointed Risnandi as
Senior General Manager, Area Asia replacing Iswandi Said, who has
moved on to head up the airline’s operations in Europe.
Risnandi who will be based at the airline’s
office in Singapore, assumes this leadership role after having
held various management positions with the national carrier since
1989. Over the years, he worked in various departments namely,
maintenance, finance and procurement before moving on to network
planning in 1998. Prior to taking up his latest role, he spent
five years heading the network management division as Vice
President, taking charge of the airline’s network operations at
the company headquarters in Jakarta.
“Asia is a key market in our ‘Quantum Leap’
strategy to increase the number of international departures by
more than 300% to 1,222 a week by 2015. Risnandi’s extensive
experience and knowledge in network development will be an asset
to us as we continue to build our presence in this very important
region,” said Emirsyah Satar, President and CEO, Garuda Indonesia.
In his new role, Risnandi will be responsible
for Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei
and India. Garuda Indonesia operates more than 70 flights a week
from these markets to Indonesia and beyond.
New Garuda Indonesia
Boeing 737-800 NG @ Singapore Airshow 2010