Ronojoy Dutta as new CEO of airline IndiGo

Highlights:

  • Leading budget airline IndiGo on 24 January 2019 named who as company’s new CEO? - Ronojoy Dutta
  • InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, which runs IndiGo, India’s largest airline in terms of passengers carried, on 24 January 2019 named industry veteran Ronojoy Dutta as chief executive officer (CEO).
  • His appointment comes about nine months after IndiGo’s president and whole-time director Aditya Ghosh, who managed the day-to-day operations at the airline, announced his decision to quit. 
  • Dutta, who has several decades of experience in the aviation sector, has been the president of United Airlines, after rising through the ranks in the company.
  • InterGlobe also appointed former SEBI chairman M. Damodaran as chairman of the company’s board. His appointment comes two months after the death of M.D. 
  • Mallya who had served as chairman of the company.