Red Funnel have today announced the appointment of Kevin George as its new Chief Executive.
Starting on 2nd January 2014, Kevin brings a wealth of experience from the travel and tourism sector and has a strong strategic background.
Kevin joins Red Funnel from Monarch Airlines where he was the Managing Director, having previously held senior roles in operations and customer services. Over the past two years Kevin has overseen the strategic restructuring and growth of Monarch as a leading leisure airline.
Prior to joining Monarch, Kevin held a range of senior management positions in British Airways, and was instrumental in many key product and service developments, including the customer experience at Heathrow Terminal 5.
A keen sailor, Kevin is a qualified yachtmaster and is very familiar with both the Solent and the Isle of Wight.
Kevin George commented:
“I am delighted to be joining Red Funnel in the position of CEO at such an exciting time for the company and I look forward to the challenges of improving the guest experience to even higher levels to ensure Red Funnel remains the first choice for cross-Solent ferry travel and holidays.”