Virgin names new frequent flyer boss

Virgin Australia's Velocity frequent flyer program. (Virgin Australia)

Virgin Australia has appointed a marketing veteran with three decades' experience as the new boss of its Velocity frequent flyer program. The company said on Thursday Karl Schuster will commence as Velocity chief executive on October 1, replacing Neil Thompson. Schuster will come to Velocity from Aimia … [Read more...]

Boeing names new CEO

New Boeing chief executive Dennis Muilenberg during a visit to Canberra in November 2012, when he was president and chief executive of Boeing Defence, Space and Security. (Defence)

Boeing has promoted Dennis Muilenburg as the successor to Jim McNerney as the company’s chief executive. Muilenburg, who has been at Boeing for three decades after starting as an engineering intern in 1985, has been president and chief operating officer – or the No.2 behind McNerney – since 2013. The … [Read more...]