David Lees new MD at Southampton airport, as Kevin Brown moves to Edinburgh
after three years working at the hub. He will take on the role from July 31 and
replaces the Kevin Brown, who is to take control of sister BAA airport Edinburgh.
and was responsible for the airport’s masterplan, which predicts how the airport
will develop in the years to 2030. He is 42, married with two children, and his
interests include swimming, running, photography, travelling and playing the saxophone.
is move to Edinburgh Airport from the end of July. The move follows last month’s
announcement that Gordon Dewar had handed in his notice after securing the job
of chief executive of Bahrain Airport.
added: ‘We are sorry that Gordon is going, but delighted that we can name his
replacement from within the company. Whilst Gordon leaves Edinburgh Airport in
a strong position, Kevin takes the reins at a time of huge challenges for our
industry. We are confident that he will lead this vital part of Scotland’s economy
into its next stage of development and success.’
Aberdeen Airport and was appointed managing director at Aberdeen in 2007. In 2008,
he was appointed managing director of both Aberdeen and Southampton Airports.
He said one of his main objectives in the new job would be to improve the number
of direct flights from Edinburgh.
over as managing director of
him holding top posts in passenger terminal management, engineering, industry
regulation, commerce and service.
the airport get voted the best in Europe for customer service. He takes over
from Kevin Brown who is leaving to run Edinburgh Airport.