2 months Santa Maria named new PAL president Manilatimes |Biz
PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) on Monday welcomed Gilbert F. Santa Maria as its new president and chief operating officer, a month after his predecessor Jaime Bautista resigned.
Philippine Airlines (PAL) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lucio C. Tan (left) shakes handswith new PAL President and Chief Operating Officer Gilbert F. Santa Maria. PHOTO FROM PAL SPOKESMAN CIELO VILLALUNAIn a statement, the flag carrier said its 15-man board of directors approved the appointment of 53-year-old Santa Maria — whom tycoon Dr. Lucio C. Tan had handpicked — during a meeting in Manila. Tan, also the airline’s chairman and chief executive officer, ... more