Lynne Embleton is taking over as chief executive of IAG Cargo from Drew Crawley who is moving over to head up Avios, IAG’s loyalty programme.
Embleton is currently managing director of British Airways at Gatwick. She previously sat on the IAG Cargo board as a non-executive director for four years.
She will also join the IAG Management Committee reporting to chief executive Willie Walsh.
‘Lynne’s extensive experience across group strategy as well as on the IAG Cargo board will be invaluable in the continued growth of our cargo business,” said Walsh.