Jet Airways appoints new Management team 

Mumbai: Jet Airways Friday appointed Raj Sivakumar as its chief commercial officer with immediate effect.

Sivakumar will be responsible for the overall development and implementation of sales strategy for driving the airline’s market share and maximising revenues.

In a similar move, Rajeev Nambiar has joined the airline’s management team as vice president – sales (India).

The company said that Nambiar will be responsible for developing and directing the implementation of the strategic, business and operational goals of the sales function. He will have management responsibility for the achievement of customer acquisition and revenue goals (passenger sales) for India points of territories.

The airline also approved the appointment of Martin Drew as vice president – Cargo (Designate). Drew’s appointment is subject to receipt of all requisite regulatory approvals including security clearance.

The airline has appointed its new chief executive Cramer Ball and Subodh Karnik as as chief operating officer, pending regulatory approvals.

Ball will come in the place of Ravishankar Gopalakrishnan, who was the acting CEO and chief financial officer till May 2.