Bristol Airport appoint new chief executive

PUBLISHED: 10:00 06 March 2018 | UPDATED: 10:03 06 March 2018

Bristol Airport's new CEO, Dave Lees.

Bristol Airport's new CEO, Dave Lees.

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A leading South West airport has appointed a new chief executive.

Dave Lees will join Bristol Airport on August 1.

He is currently managing director of Southampton Airport, which has achieved record passenger numbers and customer satisfaction scores during his tenure.

Dave’s appointment follows the departure of Robert Sinclair in October 2017, with Janis Kong operating as interim chief executive, a role she will continue in until August.

MORE: Record-breaking year for Bristol Airport.

Commenting on the appointment, she said: “Dave brings a track record of success and wide-ranging experience to the airport.

“He joins a successful team which has consistently delivered results for passengers, airline customers and shareholders.”

On his new role, Dave said: “This is an exciting opportunity, and I am looking forward to working with the team at Bristol to build on the airport’s success and ambitions for the future.”

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