British Airways Appoints New Regional General Manager for Japan and Korea

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British Airways has appointed Jonty Brunner as Regional General Manager for Japan and Korea.

Mr. Brunner will be based in Tokyo and is set to replace Vishal Sinha, who oversaw the airlines Japan and Korea operations for the past five years.

Mr. Brunner has been with British Airways for five years, working in various capacities.

On the appointment, Jamie Cassidy, Area General Manager Asia and the Pacific region for British Airways said, Jonty brings with him a wealth of experience in finance and management. We have great ambitions for Japan and I am confident that his extensive knowledge and experience will be a great driving force for our Japan operations.

Mr. Brunner added, I am pleased to be taking this role during such an exciting period. Japan always has, and will continue to be an important market for our company. Following on from our success as the official airline partner of the London Olympics in 2012, we are very fortunate to have opportunities such as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which will offer tremendous potential for the travel industry in the region.

BA, British Airways, Japan, Korea, GM, General Manager

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