Kalrock-Jalan consortium has announced the appointment of Vipula Gunatilleka as Chief Financial Officer of Jet Airways.
Mr Gunatilleka, who till last month, was the CEO of SriLankan Airlines, will join Jet Airways from March 1, 2022 onwards.
“Vipula is an aviation expert and regarded as a turnaround specialist in the industry. He has been shortlisted after a rigorous process run by our Executive Team over the last several months. I am certain Vipula will be an asset to the organisation and will provide the necessary vision to revive the operations of Jet Airways as per the plans of the Consortium,” Ankit Jalan, member of the monitoring committee of Jet Airways and part of Jalan-Kalrock Consortium said.
Gunatilleka said he looks forward to his new role as CFO, Jet Airways and will use his experience to re-build the brand, “We will capitalise on the strong brand value which Jet Airways has in the market and use it to re-build the lost ground.”