Valuair recruits SIA manager

Singapore's recently launched Valuair has appointed a former senior Singapore Airlines (SIA) manager as its first chief executive. Sim Kay Wee, 55, started working with Valuair on 1 August. Valuair chairman and founder Lim Chin Beng, a former SIA managing director, had been acting chief executive while a permanent top manager was sought. Sim spent more than 30 years with SIA and subsidiary Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS). His last job was as senior vice-president in charge of cabin crew.

Other jobs held within the SIA Group included senior vice-president for Europe based in London. Thailand, and Brunei and East Malaysia and chief executive of SATS Airport Services.Valuair is the first privately owned scheduled passenger airline in Singapore.



Source: Airline Business