Airbus is nearing a major change in its sales organization, as its current head of sales John Leahy has indicated he will retire soon. Leahy said on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Cancun that he will retire “sooner rather than later” at the advice of his doctors. He did not give a firm date for the step, but pointed out that a decision has already been made about his replacement. Kiran Rao, Leahy’s current deputy, will fill the position. Rao, along with Didier Evrard, ...

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