Distinguished Lecture Series: British Airways CEO Alex Cruz

All dates for this event occur in the past.

The Ohio State University Airport
The Ohio State University Airport
2160 W Case Rd
Columbus, OH 43235
United States

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Engineering alumnus Alex Cruz will discuss how his experience at The Ohio State University helped prepare him for his corporate career in aviation and lead him to his current role as Chairman and CEO of British Airways. Discover how he was able to navigate and achieve success throughout his multifaceted career.

Alex was appointed Chairman and CEO of British Airways in 2016. He also sits on the management committee of parent company International Airlines Group (IAG). Alex began his career at American Airlines before becoming a partner at Arthur D Little. He set up his own aviation consulting firm in 2002 and later joined Accenture as its head of aviation. In 2006, Alex founded Clickair, a Barcelona-based airline, merging it with Vueling Airlines in 2009 and becoming Vueling’s Chairman and CEO. Vueling was acquired by IAG in 2013. Alex is an Associate Professor at the IESE Business School.

Complimentary lunch will be available from 12:00pm-1:00pm, after the lecture concludes. 

Transportation from campus to the airport will be available on a limited basis. If you are interested in utilizing a shuttle, please contact Angela Young at young.2539@osu.edu.

Category: Outreach