Canberra Airport has appointed a new Head of Aviation, Michael Thomson, a native Canberran, who has his sights on new links and more destinations to increase tourism and business opportunities for Canberra.
“Michael Thomson is an excellent addition to the Capital Airport Group leadership team. His achievements demonstrate he is a very successful leader who can drive growth,” says Stephen Byron, Managing Director of Capital Airport Group. “He is highly skilled at building positive relationships, and his experience proves he is successful at managing both community assets and well-loved brands.”
In addition to his local experience, Thomson’s outstanding skills were honed through his work at several prestigious sports institutions such as FIFA Marketing AG, Sport Australia, Nike and the ACT Brumbies rugby organisation. He has strong international experience in Europe and Asia and a depth of knowledge in China that will be an asset as Canberra Airport looks to pursue growth across in lucrative international markets.
“I am looking forward to being involved with Canberra Airport’s aim of building new links with new destinations and travellers,” says Michael Thomson, Capital Airport Group’s new Head of Aviation. “I believe we have a growing opportunity for more flights, increased tourism and business opportunities.”