Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Ex-Biman CFO Vineet Sood to be Alliance Air CEO from month-end

New Delhi: The government has appointed former Biman Bnagladesh CFO Vineet Sood as Alliance Air (AA) CEO. Sood will take over the role from July 31, 2021, for a period of three years. Alliance Air, the regional turboprop arm of Air India, will remain the only government-owned fixed wing airline in India once AI and AI Express are privatised, a process expected to be completed this fiscal.

Sood will take over from Harpreet A De Singh, AI’s ED and chief of flight safety before being appointed as CEO of AA last October.

According to his LinkedIn profile, Sood did B Com (Hons) from Delhi’s Shri Ram College of Commerce and went on to become a CA.

He joined Nigerian carrier Dana Airlines in Lagos as head of finance and accounts in September 2008 and later rose to the position of CFO there till May 2015. A few months later, Sood joined Biman Bangladesh as CFO.

12/07/21 Saurabh Sinha/Times of India

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