Tuesday 17 September 2019

Ryanair Group appoint Eddie Wilson as CEO of airline

Ryanair's Eddie Wilson. Photo: Getty
Ryanair's Eddie Wilson. Photo: Getty
Donal O'Donovan

Donal O'Donovan

Ryanair Group has appointed its long-time HR chief Eddie Wilson as chief executive of Ryanair, beginning on September 1.

He’ll report to Ryanair Group CEO Michael O’Leary alongside the heads of the group’s other airlines: Buzz, Laudamotion and Malta Air.

The move is a key appointment under Ryanair’s new structure. Eddie Wilson joined Ryanair in 1997 has head of HR and has been a senior member of the management team since then.

Prior to joining Ryanair he was human resources manager for computer maker Gateway 2000.

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