Cathay Pacific Airways recently appointed Charlie Stewart-Cox as the airline’s General Manager – South Asia, Middle East & Africa. Stewart-Cox will be responsible for overseeing the business and operations of Cathay Pacific and Dragonair in the three regions and will be based in Mumbai, India.
Stewart-Cox joined Cathay Pacific in September 1982. He has held a number of positions within the airline including Assistant Reservations Manager – Central Reservations Control; Country Manager India, Nepal & Bangladesh; Airport Services Manager – Kai Tak; Marketing & Sales Manager- Hong Kong; and Marketing Communications Manager. From January 1998 to 2007 he was General Manager Marketing, responsible for the worldwide marketing operations of Cathay Pacific. He was also the Swire group’s General Manager – Group Public Affairs from 1996 to 1997.
Previously, Stewart-Cox was General Manager Inflight Services, a post he took up in September 2007. He was in charge of managing Cathay Pacific’s Inflight services portfolio, with responsibility for the airline’s cabin crew and Inflight service development. He was also responsible for ensuring a smooth and efficient operation and maintaining a robust safety management system within the Inflight Services Department.