InterGlobe Aviation Ltd (IndiGo) has announced the appointment of Rahul Bhatia as its interim Chief Executive Officer. Rahul will continue as a Director of the Company. The Company also announced the appointment of Gregory Taylor as Senior Advisor to the Company reporting directly to Rahul. Aditya Ghosh is resigning from the post of President of IndiGo effective July 31, 2018 and as a Director of the Company with effect from April 26, 2018.
In the coming months, the Board will consider the appointment of Greg as President and CEO of the Company, subject to receiving the necessary regulatory approvals and paperwork.
Rahul Bhatia, Interim CEO of the Company, said, “We are delighted at Greg’s decision to rejoin the IndiGo team and welcome him back to the Company. His enormous and varied experience and understanding of the complexities of the airline industry will be invaluable to our future plans. At the same time, we thank Aditya for all his hard work and contributions and for the successes that the Company has enjoyed.”
Aditya Ghosh said, “For the last ten years, it has been a relentless, exhilarating and a most satisfying task building IndiGo. It is now time for me to step off the treadmill and sometime in the near future embark on my next adventure. I wish all my colleagues at IndiGo the very best as they move on to the next phase of growth.”
Gregory Taylor has more than 40 years of experience in large, world class airlines. During 2016 and 2017, Greg was the Executive Vice President of Revenue Management and Network Planning at IndiGo. Prior to that he held various senior management roles at United Airlines and US Airways in the areas of Corporate Planning, Strategy, Network Planning, Fleet Planning, Finance, Cost Management and Airline Express Operations. Greg holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.