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Bristol airport appoints new CEO

Dave Lees, new CEO of Bristol airport
Company Old: 
Southampton airport
Company New: 
Bristol airport

Bristol airport has announced the appointment of Dave Lees as its new chief executive officer. Lees will take up his role on 1 August.

Lees is currently the managing director of Southampton airport. Prior to this, he was operations director and planning and development director. Previously, he was head of service improvement at Heathrow airport.

Lees has a degree in transport management from Loughborough University.

His appointment follows the departure of former CEO Robert Sinclair in October 2017, since which time Janis Kong, Bristol airport chairman, has been operating as interim CEO and will continue to do so until August.