Lift-off for Bournemouth Airport with new Managing Director

Lift-off for Bournemouth Airport with new Managing Director

Caption: Bournemouth Airport appoints new Managing Director

Business | Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 11:13 am | return to news

Lift-off for Bournemouth Airport with new Managing Director

Bournemouth Airport, owned and operated by Regional & City Airports (RCA), has appointed Stephen Gill as new Managing Director.

Lift-off for Bournemouth Airport with new Managing Director

Caption: Bournemouth Airport appoints new Managing Director

Previously Peel Airport’s Chief Executive Officer for Doncaster Sheffield Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport, he was appointed following a rigorous selection process.

Mr Gill, who commenced his role on 11 October, is responsible for the general management and strategic development of Bournemouth Airport.

The appointment comes just 10 months after the airports management division of Rigby Group plc acquired Bournemouth Airport, with ambitions to drive growth across its operations, including doubling passenger numbers to 1.5 million over the next five years.

RCA Chief Executive Officer Andrew Bell said, “Stephen Gill’s credentials shone through in a rigorous selection process – he is an accomplished businessman with exemplary skills in strategic management and leadership.

“Stephen has the experience, drive and know-how to deliver our strategic growth plans as we look to double passenger numbers to 1.5 million at Bournemouth Airport over the next five years.”

Stephen Gill, Managing Director, Bournemouth Airport, said, “This is an incredibly exciting time to be joining Bournemouth Airport, which is well supported by local passengers and the business community, bringing clear economic benefits to the region.

“The main objective will be to grow commercial and passenger activity at Bournemouth Airport, building on the substantial progress made since the RCA acquisition in December 2017.

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