New Delhi: The new promoters of Jet Airways (India) Limited, Jalan-Kalrock consortium, has appointed former Sri Lankan Airlines chief executive Vipula Gunatilleka as the chief financial officer (CFO) of Jet Airways (India) Limited.
Gunatilleka, who will be joining the airline from 1 March, has also been credited for the turnaround of the loss-making national carrier of Angola, TAAG Angola Airlines, where he held the position of CFO and board member.
“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,” said Ankit Jalan, member of the monitoring committee of Jet Airways and part of the Jalan-Kalrock Consortium.
A qualified chartered accountant, Gunatilleka, who has an MBA degree from the University of Colombo, is also a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (FCMA) from UK and…