Air India Welcomes Campbell Wilson as New CEO

Christchurch-born Campbell Wilson, 50, who spent 26 years in various leadership position at Singapore Airlines, including as the founding chief executive of no-frills airline Scoot, has been named the new CEO of Air India.

“Air India, which was privatised in January 2022, has been operating without a head of the organisation for the better part of the past three months,” Ajay Awtaney reports for English-language daily, The Free Press Journal.

Commenting on the appointment, Air India chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran said, “I am delighted to welcome Campbell to Air India. He is an industry veteran having worked in key global markets cutting across multiple functions. I look forward to working with him in building a world-class airline.”

Original article by Ajay Awtaney, The Free Press Journal, May 16, 2022.

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Microbiologist Tanu Gupta Wins Basil Jarvis Prize

Microbiologist Tanu Gupta Wins Basil Jarvis Prize

Palmerston North AgResearch senior scientist Tanushree Gupta has received the Basil Jarvis Prize at the Applied Microbiology Awards, which was presented to her in London, AgResearch communications specialist Gred Ford writes…