Flybe has appointed Roy Kinnear as new chief commercial officer. He will take up the role from January 2018.
Kinnear is currently CEO of Air Seychelles and has more than 30 years’ experience in the industry. He has held various senior management roles with carriers including bmi, Gulf Air and Etihad. Kinnear will report directly to Flybe’s CEO and will be responsible for heading up the airline’s commercial activities.
Associated with Kinnear’s appointment, current chief revenue officer Vincent Hodder will move up to take over as chief strategy officer. Prior to Kinnear’s arrival in January, Ronnie Matheson, Flybe’s director of revenue management and distribution, will act as interim CCO.