18th March, 2013
Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest airline, announced on Monday it has appointed Mr. Lanre Bamgbose as its Associate Vice President (AVP), Public & Government Affairs.
“Until his new assignment, he was the AVP, Business Development and International Affairs,” said banji Ola, Arik’s spokeperson.
A pioneer Marketing Manager of Arik Air, Lanre will in his new role serve extensively to engage all sectors of the economy to build partnerships and cooperation for the Airline. He will also facilitate the use of the airline business to advance the cause of Nigeria’s leadership position in African aviation industry, Ola said.
Lanre, a graduate of Mass Communication, an Associate of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and alumnus of the prestigious Boeing Leadership Academy, Missouri, USA, has attended various international management trainings in business strategy and commercial aviation.
—Simon Ateba/Aviation correspondent