AirAsia announced the appointment of Veranita Yosephine Sinaga as CEO of AirAsia Indonesia
As a member of AirAsia’s senior leadership team, Veranita will be responsible for the company’s airline operations in Indonesia, delivering on its mission to keep flying affordable.
Working with government and industry stakeholders, Veranita will also play an integral role in leading local transformation efforts as the company expands beyond air transport to offer travel and lifestyle services, as well as financial services.
Pin Harris, AirAsia Indonesia Commissioner, said:
Bo Lingam, AirAsia Group President (Airlines), said:
Veranita joined AirAsia Indonesia as Deputy CEO in July 2019, bringing with her more than 18 years of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sales experience. Prior to joining AirAsia, Veranita served as Sales Director at Kraft Heinz Indonesia, where she led and orchestrated multiple commercial growth initiatives. She also spent a number of years with Danone Waters Indonesia and British American Tobacco Indonesia.
Veranita holds an MBA degree from INSEAD, and a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia. A strong believer in people, diversity and inclusion, she was recognised by UN Women with the HeForShe award in New York in 2016 for her work to create a gender equal world.
Commenting on her appointment, AirAsia Indonesia CEO Veranita
AirAsia Indonesia operates a fleet of 27 aircraft on more than 1,100 weekly domestic and international flights from its hubs in Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Bali and Lombok.