The new regional heads and country directors will oversee various aspects of the business, including travel, lifestyle, freight and operations.
SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – August 31, 2023 – Cathay Pacific in Southeast Asia is pleased to announce changes to key leadership positions in the region.
The Cathay Pacific regional office in Singapore will see the following appointments:
Regional Head of Customer Travel and Lifestyle, South East Asia. He replaces Ray Fung, now head of lifestyle strategy and partnerships in Hong Kong.
Jonathan joined Cathay Pacific in 2011 and has held several key positions in various markets including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Prior to his current role, Jonathan was seconded to HK Express as General Manager of Corporate Planning. He was part of the transition team following the acquisition of the low-cost carrier by the Cathay Group.
Regional Cargo Manager, Southeast Asia, effective September 1, 2023. He replaces Siddhant Iyer, who will assume the role of Head of Freight Markets and Customer Solutions in Hong Kong.
Ashish’s career with Cathay Pacific spans over 22 years. During this period, he held several management positions in various markets, including India, Africa, the Middle East and Northern Europe. Prior to his current role, he was area manager for Northern Europe, where he oversaw all operations in Northern Europe and led teams based in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and in Scandinavia.
Dominique Perret stay the
Regional Managing Director Southeast Asia, where he is responsible for all commercial, operational and support functions across all seven countries Cathay Pacific serves Southeast Asia.
Here are the new Country Managers in Southeast Asia:
Country Manager, Indonesia. Based in Jakarta, he replaces Matthew Choi, now general manager of corporate planning for HK Express.
Tony has been with Cathay Pacific for 34 years. He has a wealth of experience in various areas of the business, across multiple functional departments including airline planning and international affairs, as well as in remote ports such as Japan and Germany. Prior to his current appointment, he worked as the Regional Customer Travel and Lifestyle Manager for Northeast Asia in Tokyo.
Country Manager, Philippines. Based in Manila, he replaces Donald Morris, now Country Manager for Korea, based in Seoul.
Vishnu joined Cathay Pacific in 2008. Since then he has held positions in marketing, sales and port management, most recently serving as regional manager for the Middle East. In addition to this role, Vishnu was also Acting Country Director for South Africa and the Indian Ocean, as well as Acting Country Manager for Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
Country Manager, Malaysia and Brunei. Based in Kuala Lumpur, he replaces Roger Li, now a cadet pilot at Cathay Pacific.
Robbie joined Cathay Pacific in 2018 and has worked across various departments and key markets, including Hong Kong and Japan. Prior to his current role, Robbie gained experience in key areas for Cathay including freight, customer experience and human resources (HR).
Country Manager, Vietnam and Cambodia. Based in Ho Chi Minh City, he replaces Jason Choi, now Regional Customer Travel and Lifestyle Manager for Northeast Asia, based in Tokyo.
Nicolas has over two decades of experience in the aviation industry. He joined Cathay Pacific in 2007 and has since held several key positions overseeing sales, marketing and communications in Europe and Asia. Prior to his current appointment, he was Cathay Pacific’s Country Manager for Korea.
Keri Him stay the
Country Manager for Thailandbased in Bangkok.
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 In Southeast Asia, Cathay Pacific serves Singapore, Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur and Penang), Thailand (Bangkok and Phuket), Indonesia (Jakarta, Denpasar and Surabaya), Philippines (Manila and Cebu), Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi). ) and Cambodia (Phnom Penh).
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