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Fri, 18 December 2015

Perth Airport Begins Global Search for New CEO

Perth Airport has announced that Brad Geatches, Chief Executive Officer, will be leaving the company on 1 July 2016.

A global search for a new Chief Executive Officer is currently underway.

Brad has lead our company during a dynamic and exciting period of growth, as we managed increasing demand for our services driven, at that time, by the resource sector. He also oversaw the delivery of a $1.1 billion redevelopment program, which has transformed our company, said Colin Beckett, Chairman, Perth Airport. Perth Airport is a completely different airport today, to what it was nine years ago. Brad has played a significant role in leading that transformation, and the public of Western Australia are now enjoying world-class facilities as a result.

Key achievements during Brad Geatches tenure as Chief Executive Officer of Perth Airport include:

Growth in passenger numbers per annum increased from 9.2m to 13.9m (52% growth).

Growth in international aircraft seats per annum by 76%.

Growth in aircraft movements from 107,000 to 141,000 (31%).

Value of Capital Expenditure $1.1 billion.

Growth in Company Enterprise Value increased by 163%.

Brad Geatches, said, The past nine years as Chief Executive Officer of Perth Airport have been both very challenging and enjoyable. I feel privileged to have worked with such a great team of professional people and contractors, to deliver a capital investment program that has transformed Perth Airport. 

Perth, Perth Airport, CEO, Australia

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