Aer Lingus has named chief strategy and planning officer Stephen Kavanagh as its new CEO, replacing Christoph Mueller who is leaving to take the top spot at Malaysia Airlines. Mueller will step down Feb. 28 and Kavanagh will take up his new role March 1, leading Aer Lingus as it faces a potential acquisition by British Airways parent company IAG. Kavanagh has been with Aer Lingus since 1988. He held a number of operations and commercial roles before becoming a company executive in 2006. He ...

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