United Utilities boss Charlie Cornish to be Manchester Airports chief
new chief executive of Manchester Airports Group, the MEN can reveal.
development and international at the Warrington-based water company, is expected
to succeed Geoff Muirhead at MAG.
executive of Manchester Airport in 1992. He took on his current role in 2001 when
the group was formed.
biggest in the country after BAA, which is part of Spanish giant Ferrovial.
airports. The business has annual revenues of nearly £400m but profits have nosedived
during the recession. In 2008-09 they fell from £87.8m to £54.2m as passenger
has cost it £10m after more than 3,000 flights were cancelled.
Aerospace, Plessey Telecommunications and Associated British Foods after graduating
from Strathclyde University and in 1998 joined the West of Scotland Water Authority
as human resources director.
In 2002 he joined Thames Water as global business performance director, then became
chief operating officer with Thames Water UK and Ireland.
the group’s shareholders – the 10 local authorities of Greater Manchester – but
sources have indicated this is expected to happen soon.
appoint a new CEO is not yet complete. No salary details have been revealed but
Mr Muirhead’s package last year totalled £512,000, including a bonus for MAG’s
strong performance in 2007-08.
the Royal Mail. Moya Greene will take up the post in July, replacing Adam Crozier.
Manchester Airports Group From Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchester_Airports_Group
operated Manchester Airport from 1986, when the
airports and generates approximately £3.2 billion for the
handling and ground services, car parking, fire-fighting, airport security, engineering,
motor transport services and advertising.
Airport Developments), was rebranded as MAG Developments in early 2009.
Ownership Manchester City Council – 55% Metropolitan Borough of Bolton – 5% Metropolitan Borough of Bury – 5% Metropolitan Borough of Oldham – 5% Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale – 5% City of Salford – 5% Metropolitan Borough of Stockport – 5% Metropolitan Borough of Tameside – 5% Metropolitan Borough of Trafford – 5% Metropolitan Borough of Wigan – 5%