On Tuesday, British low cost airline easyJet stated, its chief financial officer, Andrew Findlay, will be leaving the company in May 2021. Easyjet has started the search for his successor.
Findlay, who joined easyJet as CFO in 2015, managed to survive an attempt by the airline’s founder to oust him, along with the airline’s chief executive, the chairman and another director.
In a statement easyJet said, Findlay has advised the board of his intention to leave the company in line with his contractual obligations.
easyJet’s CEO Johan Lundgren praised Findlay for his efforts to shore up the company’s balance sheet during the coronavirus crisis.
The airline industry is battling to preserve cash when its planes are grounded.