| Log in

Sanjiv Kapoor joins SpiceJet as chief operating officer

31 October, 2013

Kalanithi Maran-promoted budget carrier SpiceJet Ltd has roped in Sanjiv Kapoor, former advisor at now defunct private airlines of Bangladesh GMG Airlines, as chief operating officer (COO). He will take over the role on November 1, as per a stock market disclosure.

The new appointment comes three months after its chief executive Neil Mills quit the airline to become chief executive adviser at Philippine Airlines.

It also comes amidst negotiations between the budget carrier with several international airlines including Kuwait Airway for a strategic investment after the government opened up domestic aviation to foreign investment.

Kapoor started his career with Northwest Airlines in the USA in 1996 where he worked in several roles spanning corporate finance, business planning, procurement and operation.

After that, Kapoor joined consulting firm Bain & Company as a leader in their airline practice and most recently, he was on the board of GMG Airlines, Bangladesh as special advisor and led several initiatives towards productivity improvement, cost control, customer satisfaction and service quality.

GMG Airlines, the first private carrier in Bangladesh suspended operations in March 2012 and remains inactive till date.

Kapoor has also worked with Boston Consulting Group (USA) and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek.

He received an MBA degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in computer science from Dartmouth College, (USA).


Leave Your Comment
Sanjiv Kapoor joins Vistara as chief strategy and commercial officer

Sanjiv Kapoor joins Vistara as chief strategy and commercial officer

Anuradha Verma 2 years ago
A day after he quit as chief operating officer at SpiceJet Ltd, Sanjiv Kapoor is...
SpiceJet COO Sanjiv Kapoor quits abruptly

SpiceJet COO Sanjiv Kapoor quits abruptly

PTI 2 years ago
SpiceJet’s Chief Operating Officer Sanjiv Kapoor on Thursday put in his...
SpiceJet signs 3-year inter-line pact with Tigerair

SpiceJet signs 3-year inter-line pact with Tigerair

Anuradha Verma 4 years ago
India’s second-largest low-fare airline SpiceJet Ltd has signed a three-year...
No Comments

Sanjiv Kapoor joins SpiceJet as chief operating officer

Powered by WordPress.com VIP